Obama’s forced apology embarrasses America, himself and Israel

By CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— During his visit to Israel in March, US President Barack Obama compelled Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to apologize to his Turkish counterpart for the actions of IDF Naval Commandos aboard the Mavi Marmara terror ship in May 2010. The Mavi Marmara was sent by the IHH, a Turkish- government supported, al-Qaida-aligned…

Tehran presses Assad to send Hizballah sophisticated anti-air interceptors

By DEBKAFILE-— Israeli Air Force jets were reported flying over Damascus in the last few hours by foreign sources. According to debkafile’s Iranian and intelligence sources, Iran has been pushing Bashar Assad hard to let Hizballah have sophisticated weapons, including self-propelled SA-17 interceptor missile systems. Tehran is reminding the Syrian ruler of the debt he…

Who Truly Deserves Justice in the ‘Free Gaza’ Flotilla Incident?

By VICTOR SHARPE, FAMILY SECURITY MATTERS— The notorious flotilla that sailed towards the Gaza coast in 2010 with the intention of breaking Israel’s legal blockade of the Hamas occupied Gaza Strip and infiltrating the borders of the Jewish state was headed by a Turkish ship, the Mavi Marmara. On board that vessel was an assortment…

Turkey renews strategic ties with Israel ahead of showdown with Syria

BY DEBKAFILE— After more than a year of strained relations, Turkey has decided to restore military and intelligence collaboration in the eastern Mediterranean with Israel as Ankara heads for a military showdown with Syria, according to debkafile’s exclusive military sources. The deal worked out between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu also gives…

Turkish Rally for Flotilla Raises Flag with Nazi Symbol

by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, Israelnationalnews.com Turkish supporters for flotillas aimed at breaking Israel’s maritime embargo on Hamas-controlled Gaza recently raised the Nazi flag with an expression of gratitude. The Turkish language slogan on the flag is a common expression of gratitude, according to the Religion for Peace.com website. Turkey was not allied with the Nazi…

Weathering the coming storm

by Caroline Glick, Jerusalem Post Israel is endangered today as it has never been before. The Turkish-Hamas flotilla two weeks ago precipitated a number of dangerous developments. Rather than attend to all of them, Israel’s leadership is devoting itself almost exclusively to contending with the least dangerous among them while ignoring the emerging threats with…

Turkey joins Hamas to sue Israel over flotilla

by Israelnationalnews.com Turkey is working together with the Hamas terrorist organization to file joint lawsuits against the Israeli military officials who stopped a six-ship flotilla from reaching Gaza and violating Israel’s territorial waters.   According to a report published last week by the London-based a-Sharq al-Awsat Arabic-language newspaper, Turkish Justice Minister Sadullah Ergin said Ankara…