Taking on the arguments of those who want aid to end.
Last night, Jon Stewart, who I view as honorable, joined the chorus of people criticizing the justified-as-much-as-something-can-be-justified raid by the Israelis on the flotilla carrying “aid” to Gaza, the home of Hamas. First, he referred to the people involved in the shipment as “activists” and then showed video of some of the ship’s contents—the non-violent [...]
Salem Abu Al-Futouh: “I salute those mujahideen, who met their death in support of the Palestinian people. I wish that I could have been among them. I wish I were among their martyrs today. [...]
“This foundling entity, which was planted in the midst of the Islamic nation, came into being with the blessing of England [...]
In the early hours of May 31st, Israeli Defense Forces boarded ships claiming to bring humanitarian aid to Gaza. Since 2007, Israel has maintained a defensive naval blockade to prevent rocket supplies and terrorists from reaching Hamas and fortifying advanced offensive positions close to Israeli citizens.
Convoy captains ignored orders to divert to the nearby port [...]