The terror finance flotilla

by Jonathan Schanzer, The Weekly Standard (online) The Turkish organizers of the Gaza Strip-bound flotilla that was boarded this morning by Israeli commandos knew well in advance that their vessels would never reach Israeli waters. That’s because the organizers belong to a nonprofit that was banned by the Israeli government in July 2008 for its…

A brutal ambush at sea

By Ron Ben-Yishai, Ynetnews Ron Ben Yishai recounts the bloody clash aboard Gaza-bound vessel: The lacking crowd-dispersal means, the brutal violence of ‘peace activists,’ and the attempt to bring down an IDF helicopter Our Navy commandoes fell right into the hands of the Gaza mission members. A few minutes before the takeover attempt aboard the…

The “Gaza Flotilla” – Terrorism or Civil-Disobedience?

By Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger Straight from the Jerusalem Cloakroom #235, May 31, 2010 Tell me who are your supporters/organizers and I’ll tell who you are! Israel’s Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center sheds light on the nature of Turkey’s IHH, the chief organizer of the flotilla to Gaza (http://www.terrorism-info.org.il/malam_multimedia/English/eng_n/html/hamas_e105.htm): 1. The radical Islamic, anti-Western IHH…

Overwhelmed by propaganda

By Caroline Glick, Jerusalem Post Courtesy of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on Thursday Israel will again be the target of a jihadist-leftist propaganda assault. A flotilla of nine ships which set sail for Gaza from Cyprus earlier this week is scheduled to arrive at our doorstep. The expressed aim of the flotilla’s organizers…