"It would have been correct to alter the old policy [on the siege] even if there was no flotilla," a senior official in Netanyahu's office said. Ok so we're all agreed. The old blockade was illegal collective punishment of a million and a half people for years. So presumably we can now send senior Israeli politicians and IDF generals to the Hague?
Suspected Islamist militants attack Mali UN base, several dead (Reuters)
from the article: Government approves plan to dramatically ease Gaza blockade