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    • Jonathan Miller
    • 10.05.10 | 18:58 (IDT)

    With the tension currently going on between Turkey and Israel, this arrest is going to add fuel to the fire. Turkey has been in recent months slowly aligning themselves with the Iran/Syria camp. From the episode of a popular TV show there falsely depicting IDF soldiers murdering Gazan children, to the slap in the face that the turkish foreign minister received when he met with Danny Ayalon a few months ago, the problems keep on piling up. Also, in recent years the parliament has been moving more islamist while in the past the governments were more secular. Let's hope this problem gets solved, or at least tensions at a low level. And one more thing, Turkey is a member of NATO, and while it's probably (at least for now : / ) nothing to worry about, it's something to keep in the back of your mind. J-mill

    from the article: Israel detains Turkey national over illegal Gaza aid work
    First published 18:13 10.05.10 | Last updated 18:13 10.05.10
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