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Originally posted by harrycook27
And BTW, even if passengers were able to kill every damn commando piece of # that would be a quite appropriate answer on illegal attack on their ship, a private foreign flagged territory in high seas.
But unfortunately they couldn't, they were just ordinary people in the humanitarian mission, something heartless morons could never understand as their life's mission is to take a happiness from people not to bring it to them.
We'll see how it would finish when another convoy comes escorted by some tough and trained moustached Anatolians
That's all I wanted to say... good luck to normal people, morons - die in hell !
Originally posted by tetrahedron
If this comes to blows the Israelis will decimate the Turks.
Just. Like. Every. Other. Time.
If the Arabs put down their guns there would be peace. If the Israelis put down their guns there would be a holocaust.
Originally posted by seataka
Understand, that before there were zionists in the arab and persian worlds the most detested country by the middle east was turkey.
The Central Intelligence Agency issued an "interim" report on the attack, dated June 13, 1967 (five days after the attack and five days before the apparent completion of the Navy's abbreviated Court of Inquiry). The heavily redacted copy of the CIA's report that has been released to the public does not state a conclusion, but suggests that, based on the information available as of the date of the report, the Israeli forces may not have known that they were attacking an American ship.
Writing in his memoirs, Richard Helms, the Director of Central Intelligence at the time of the attack, explained that the Central Intelligence Agency undertook a "final" investigation after more evidence became available, and he offered the following information concerning the CIA's final finding:
"Israeli authorities subsequently apologized for the incident, but few in Washington could believe that the ship had not been identified as an American naval vessel. Later, an interim intelligence memorandum concluded the attack was a mistake and not made in malice against the U.S. . . .I had no role in the board of inquiry that followed, or the board's finding that there could be no doubt that the Israelis knew exactly what they were doing in attacking the Liberty. I have yet to understand why it was felt necessary to attack this ship or who ordered the attack." [Emphasis added]
Director Helms was not the only administration official who remained convinced that the attack was deliberate. In 1990, in his memoirs, Secretary of State Rusk observed:
"But I was never satisfied with the Israeli explanation. Their sustained attack to disable and sink Liberty precluded an assault by accident or some trigger-happy local commander. Through diplomatic channels we refused to accept their explanations. I didn't believe them then, and I don't believe them to this day. The attack was outrageous."
edit to leave this speak for itself.
[edit on 31-5-2010 by joechip]