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In an obscene act proving the criminality of Israel's leaders, 16 humanitarians on the Gaza aid flotilla have been killed, with 60 more wounded. Israelis justified the mass executions saying that the commandos when they landed, in international waters, on the main boat of the flotilla, were attacked with sticks and metal rods. Amazing they didn't blow up the whole boat, with 600 civilians from 50 countries on board.


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Israel Attacks Humanitarian Aid Flotilla, at least 10 Die, Scores Injured

Israeli Navy commandos attacked at least one of the six ships carrying pro-Palestinian activists and aid for blockaded Gaza, killing at least 10 and wounding several dozen on board, according to an Israeli TV network and a lawyer for the activists' group.

UPDATE: Israel attacks Gaza aid fleet
Up to 16 people were killed and more than 30 people injured when troops stormed the Freedom Flotilla early on Monday, the Israeli Army Radio said. Free Gaza Movement, the organisers of the flotilla said the troops opened fire as soon as they stormed the ships.

Turkey summons Israeli envoy

Israeli envoy to Istanbul Gabby Levy was summoned to the Turkish foreign ministry on Monday after Israeli forces stormed a Turkish aid ship. At least 10 people were said to have been killed in the attack and more than 50 others were injured. Israeli soldiers also detained activists accompanying Gaza Freedom Flotilla.

Paul Krugman: The Pain Caucus

What I currently find most ominous is the spread of a destructive idea: the view that now, less than a year into a weak recovery from the worst slump since World War II, is the time for policy makers to stop helping the jobless and start inflicting pain.

BREAKING: Gaza aid flotilla attacked, at least ten killed

Israeli forces have attacked the international aid convoy Freedom Flotilla en route to the besieged Gaza Strip, killing at least two people and leaving more than 50 injured. The attack came on Monday morning after Israel deployed warships and threatened to stop the flotilla from reaching Gaza.

Obama promised to bolster Israel's strategic capabilities

Obama promised that no decision taken during the recent 189-nation conference to review and strengthen the 40-year-old Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty "would be allowed to harm Israel's vital interests," sources said.

Israel moves to stop Gaza aid fleet
Israel has vowed to stop a flotilla of six ships carrying aid from reaching the Gaza Strip, sending warships to intercept the convoy. Israel has said that it will not allow the convoy to reach the coastal Palestinian enclave.

Psychopaths United For Israel

Israel may be concerned, but they don't fear the repercussions of an investigation by the United Nations for yet another human rights violation, nor do they care what the rest of the world thinks of them. They know that the United States will always be there to protect them from any threats and continue to provide resources that enable them to rain terror upon the people of that region.



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