Turkey ended up hurting the pelstenians - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • notAturk
    • 03.09.11 | 13:14 (IDT)

    At the end of the day, Turkey, by allowing the flotilla to leave its territory, led to a UN recognition that the siege over Gaza shores is totally legal. Now, when the Turkish government realize that they actually caused this, they are trying everything to deflect any fire that will come towards them from the Arab world, from the Palestinians, and from within Turkey itself. In other words, the Turkish regime is using the exact same methods that Syria, Libya, Egypt, Iran and Iraq were using for years. Deflect their people anger and hate towards Israel, and by doing so, staying in power. The Turkish government fails to realize yet that it will backfire. Instead of dealing with the serious issues Turkey is facing today, they choose the lecture other countries and playing games of honor. Shouting louder does not mean you are right, nor smart.

    from the article: Report: Turkey navy to escort aid ships to Palestinians in Gaza
    First published 11:31 03.09.11 | Last updated 11:31 03.09.11
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