The World from Berlin 'Israel Feels More and More Isolated'

As another aid ship approaches Gaza, the Israeli government has defended itself against the international outcry over its bloody raid of the Turkish-owned Mavi Marmara and has resisted calls for an outside investigation. German commentators on Friday argue that Israel needs to cooperate if it wants to reverse its increasing isolation.
Monday's raid by Israel on the Mavi Marmara sparked criticism from Western governments.

Monday's raid by Israel on the Mavi Marmara sparked criticism from Western governments.

Foto: AFP / Cihan
-- SPIEGEL ONLINE Staff