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Originally posted by CRDDD
To everyone saying the people had axes and guns:
Have you SEEN the video of it? The people on the boat are CLEARLY unarmed, and why would American and European officials attack the commandos anyway?
The amount of dis-info agents in this thread is staggering.
Originally posted by Pryde87
All these Israel haters, you disgust me. You just eat up all of this anti-israel hype and dont question where it came from. Imagine your country was surrounded on all sides by countries who openly declare they want you wiped out. Israels very existance is under threat. This "aid" flotilla is just political chess. The real aim was to provoke a response from israel and create more anti israel news that the ignorant so happily eat up. If you read a bit deeper into it you will find that the Israelis wanted to search the ship for weapons which is perfectly understandable, when the boarding troops were attacked with axes and one of the "aid convoy" grabbed a gun off an israeli officer. The real reason for these conflicts is not because of israel but due to the Muslim worlds pathetic reluctance to accept israels right to exist. What the arabs are trying to do now is no better than what hitler did 60 years ago.
Make no mistake, Tel Aviv is always carefully calculating how it can use Washington to further its own objectives with little regard for possible American interests. In 1967 the Israelis attacked the USS Liberty in international waters with the intention of sinking the ship and killing all the crew. During the first Gulf War Israel had to be defended by the United States. In the Cold War Israel spied aggressively on the US while cutting deals with both the Soviets and Chinese. The intelligence provided by Israel that Zuckerman praises is generally fabricated and completely self serving, intended to shape a narrative about the Middle East that makes the Israelis look good and virtually everyone else look bad – ask any intelligence officer who has seen the stuff. Israel as a key ally and security asset? A “strategic aircraft carrier”? Completely ridiculous.
Originally posted by celticniall
reply to post by Pryde87
All I will say is that Israel are hated because of their in-humane actions over the years.
Originally posted by aboxoftrix
There are two sides to every story.
I have not seen any conclusive evidence that Israel is at fault here. I've been watching and tracking the whole incident all night. All I see here is a lot of jumping to conclusions and hate for Israel. Are we experts in international law?
Were any of you there and can say for certain that none of the ships passengers were armed and did not try and kill, harm, or maim an Israeli soldier when they boarded the ship?
Try playing the fence and be a skeptic if you think you can. It might make you come across a little wiser than most.
Originally posted by twitchy
I'll see your straw man, and raise you a false flag...