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    • 07.10.10 | 15:25 (IST)

    We all know the answer. It was the Netanyahu government, using the wrong approach to stopping the Turkish "flotilla", which resulted in the killing of 9 Turks. To add insult to injury, Israel refused to apologize for this deadly error. It is good to remember that when Ben Gurion established the special alliance with Turkey, he did that in order for the two countries to help each other in countering the Arabs and especially Syria. Netanyahu has now given up on Turkey and Syria is becoming their friend. In addition, Iran is getting stronger and the Chinese are moving into the neighborhood. Pretty stupid of Israel, it seems.

    from the article: Growing ties between Turkey, China, Iran worry Israel and U.S.
    First published 02:12 07.10.10 | Last updated 02:12 07.10.10
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