Re: Freedom Flotilla to Gaza: "Israel's navy will have its work cut out" | Al Jazeera Blogs


Tom Usher wrote or added | This is a very well-written article.

You might think that they shouldn't have taken 2 months of food because it's a sign that Israel can block them and make them sit in the water. Well, 2 months is long enough to get huge international press coverage, so Israel would be dumber than dumb to block them. Also, smaller boats can bring more supplies and ferry people back and forth.

Frankly, Israel has zero to lose in just stepping back and saying the siege is over. If Israel had any brains at all, it would immediately recognize Hamas (unilaterally); free all prisoners of conscience; and invite Hamas's senior leaders, Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah, Syria's Bashar Assad, and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to Israel to enter into peace negotiations with no preconditions.

Don't tell me it can't be done. Jimmy Carter could do it in an instant. So could I. Who couldn't?

The Zionists should say they want one state that is democratic and not "Jewish." Then the world would have no reason to hate them. If...

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    Employment: 2008 - present, website developer and writer. 2015 - present, insurance broker. Education: Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science in Political Science. City University of Seattle, graduate studies in Public Administration. Volunteerism: 2007 - present, president of the Real Liberal Christian Church and Christian Commons Project.
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