posted on May, 31 2010 @ 11:05 AM
Originally posted by celticniall
reply to post by SparKzzz
They weren't heading for Israeli waters, they were on a course for Gaza.
The only reason Israeli forces stopped them was to prevent much needed aid from getting through to ease the suffering of the ordinary people of
I hate to break it to you but Gaza's shoreline is part of Israel's waters.
I also don't like the fact you don't know that Israel provides daily support for Gaza through UNRWA. There is no goal by Israel to deny any aid to
Although, because several weapon ships have already been captured in the area, Israel takes no chance and wants to scan the cargo before it is
unloaded into Gaza.
If the flotila's goal was indeed to bring aid to Gaza, why refuse to stop at Ashdod's port to have Israeli officials scan for weapons or missiles
then continue to Gaza through the boarders in a sane way, instead of trying to break a goddamned military blockade with an unarmed ship?
IF YOU THINK THIS FLOTILA'S GOAL WAS NOT TO MAKE HEADLINES YOU ARE DELUDING YOURSELF
By the way, I havn't seen one person mentioning, in this thread, that the first wave of soldiers went in with paint guns in the form of standard
The videos clearly show how the soldiers are being ambushed yet don't resort to fire yet. That is because they are unarmed, or atleast have to reach
for the emergency pistols
they were armed with.
[edit on 31-5-2010 by SparKzzz]