April 3, 2013
Has Benjamin Netanyahu's Apology Opened a Pandora's Box for Israel?
Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu recently called Turkey's Prime Minister, Recep Tayipp Erdogan to apologize for the infamous Turkish flotilla incident that occurred back in May 2010. The reason that Mr. Netanyahu apologized? His naval commandos, after repeated physical assaults, decided to defend themselves. What began as Erdogan-instigated aggression against Israel's legitimate naval blockade against Gaza led the rather conservative Netanyahu to issue an odious apology to Erdogan in a desperate attempt to mend the deluded "Turkish-Israeli alliance" that ceased to exist years ago. Yet the apology may have only opened up a Pandora's Box for Israel, ominously endangering her security, and showing how Israel's vigilance has declined over the decades. In May of 2010, the Islamist IHH -- with Turkey's consent and aid -- launched a flotilla to traverse Israeli waters in an attempt to aid the "oppressed Palestinians" living In Hamas-Occupied Gaza. Israel had...(Read Full Article)