What did they expect ? boarding a ship in the middle of the night in international waters , masked and armed! My theory : the IDF wanted to present the world with a spectacular commando action. Regretably , this " calm , brave and moral " assault ,left nine dead and many injured !
Chief PA negotiator Erekat: Talks to minimize IDF control in W. Bank's Area A ended (Haaretz)
from the article: IDF chief to Gaza flotilla probe: Raid quickly became 'chaotic'