More news on flotillas like this one, please!
Israel's media is making a bigger deal outta this flotilla thang than the Turkish media are. Top story in the Turkish media (at least yesterday) was the killing of a buncha soldiers? by suspected PKK (the Kurdish separatist/liberation/
And for the ultimate in thoroughly fucked up [referencing my thanks for explaining one of the more complex, fucked up political scenes on earth to the simple minded], I just got email that the US Embassy in Tel Aviv is warning American citizens in Israel to stay far away from the West Bank and cities with large Arab pops, including Haifa, due to fears of outbreaks of violent protests over this flotilla thang. Haifa??? Violent protests??? I walked all over this city this morning and it was the usual quiet to the point of Zzzzzzzzzzzzzz. They really haven't a clue what goes on day to day here.....*sigh*.....
And so it is.