Israel defending the indefensible | Al Jazeera Blogs

The Israeli attack on and takeover of the solidarity flotilla – when Israel had been informed that the Turkish authorities had checked the ships in their ports – appears to be based less on security concerns than on a calculated effort to deter others from attempting more of the same.

A cold cost and benefit analysis of the Israeli operation shows no particular benefit – security or otherwise – but potential major losses.

via Israel defending the indefensible | Al Jazeera Blogs.

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