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    • Orkun
    • 01.06.10 | 08:48 (IDT)

    According to White House, Somali Pirates attacking ships in international waters is ‘a terrorist act’ and ‘extraordinary danger’ to the region and democracy, while Israeli Armed Forces attacking white flagged ships in international waters only draws the statement ‘regretful for loss of life’. Once again violence and terrorism is being justified so long as it's done by sides carrying a recognized flag! Now imagine this flotilla being attacked by Iran or Saddam's Iraq while carrying humanitarian aid to regions and people oppressed by them. There wouldn't be two sides to the same stories then! This is terrorism, this is violence and it's inhumane!

    from the article: Straight into the trap
    First published 01:42 01.06.10 | Last updated 01:42 01.06.10
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