An Exaggerated Response Israel Falls into the Trap

Israel has sparked global outrage. At least 15 people were killed when the Israeli military stormed a flotilla carrying pro-Palestinian activists on Monday. In addition to being a human tragedy, it is also a political catastrophe for Israel. It has provided its critics around the world with fresh ammunition.
A television grab made from the Turkish TV channel Cihan News Agency shows an Israeli commando member storming the "Mavi Marmara" Turkish aid boat off the coast of the Gaza Strip.

A television grab made from the Turkish TV channel Cihan News Agency shows an Israeli commando member storming the "Mavi Marmara" Turkish aid boat off the coast of the Gaza Strip.

Foto: AFP / Cihan
Photo Gallery: Attack at Dawn
Foto: AFP / Cihan
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Photo Gallery: Attack at Dawn