Obviously one of the main purposes of this little naval enterprise is to make Israel lose face. I think that battle is already lost by Israel and that they, like any other sovereign nation, is entitled to enforce their own borders in any way they can. One can hope that this happens without anyone losing their lives, but many of the activists seem fully intent on making trouble in every way shape and form. Exciting as it may be, let's just hope for a swift and peaceful solution, naive as it may be.
Ya'alon has 'total confidence' in deputy chief, decries political attempts to harm IDF (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel Navy commandos: Gaza flotilla activists tried to lynch us
Critics blame the emotional trauma inflicted on teenagers, the high cost imposed on parents, and the nationalist message at the expense of universal values.10:56 05.05.16 | 0 comments