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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 18.08.11 | 10:57 (IDT)

    Actions have consequences and reactions. That is a law of nature and physics. It is equally true in human relations. This is as foreseeable as the upsurge of Iran following the defeat of Saddam. The problem will be containment. Blockades and blockade running are acts of war. Killing civilians on the high seas is not a civilized act. The US joined WWI for the same kind of civilian deaths as Israel inflicted on Turkey. The difference being that the Lusitania actually was running guns where the Mavi Marmara was not.

    from the article: Turkey plans diplomatic assault on Israel after its refusal to apologize for Gaza flotilla raid
    First published 02:27 18.08.11 | Last updated 02:27 18.08.11
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