With at least 4 different choices of action, why did Israel choose the most violent one? its just silly. See http://www.cnas.org/blogs/abumuqawama/2010/05/memorial-day-and-lesson-information-operations.html#comment-47305 for a US veteran comment.
Woman moderately wounded by firebomb thrown at her car in north J'lem (Haaretz)
from the article: 'The ship turned into a lake of blood,' says activist on Gaza flotilla