Preventing the road from getting steeper

29.06.2011                      27.Siwan, 5771

Analyse:

Preventing the road from getting steeper

Last year’s flotilla disaster is motivating the State Department to be more proactive; criticizes expedition as "irresponsible, provocative."

Long before any ship’s bow from the Gaza-bound flotilla has crested the Mediterranean this summer, the US State Department issued a lengthy statement criticizing the expedition’s participants and strategy.
“Groups that seek to break Israel’s maritime blockade of Gaza are taking irresponsible and provocative actions that risk the safety of their passengers,” the statement, issued by State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland, declared….