"The blockade is legal - the will be evident shortly even to ingorant doubters." - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 18.08.11 | 07:34 (IDT)

    The naval blockade can not be legal, since the very first requirement of a naval blockade is that you be in an "armed conflict". You can not simultaneously be in an "armed conflict" AND be observing a "cease fire", and there is no disputing that Olmert ended Operation Cast Lead by declaring a ceasefire. Israel simply can't have it both ways, no matter how much it tries.

    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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