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    • Valley Commando
    • 07.07.11 | 15:22 (IDT)

    Israel is playing into the activists hands just beautifully. By making such a fuss and having measures in place to divert planes to other landing strips, question those on board etc, everyone else will be delayed, some tourists will innevitebly be detained by mistake and the cost to the Israeli tax payer will be disproportionately large. I would say this is a text book piece of civil disobedience (definately NOT terorrism) - but it isnt as they are not comiting any crimes or disobeying any pre-existing rules. It does say something about Isreal that the aims of civil disobedience can be achieved without actually engaging in traditional acts of disobedience. I wonder how may people are considering canceling vacations to Israel.

    from the article: Israel braces for arrival of hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists
    First published 03:16 07.07.11 | Last updated 03:16 07.07.11
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