It’s all about establishing a precedent - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Stephen in New York
    • 16.06.11 | 19:51 (IDT)

    The organizers claimed today that they do not represent a threat to Israel or carry arms. The organizers miss –or evade- the point. Stopping this flotilla is all about Israel preventing the establishment of a precedent whereby Hamas would have unrestricted access to import heavy arms by sea. Israel is not concerned that this particular flotilla carries arms. The point is that Israel will not allow Hamas to import arms by sea. Period.

    from the article: Watch: Video shows IDF preparing for next Gaza flotilla
    First published 18:46 16.06.11 | Last updated 18:46 16.06.11
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