Barak: In the Middle East, there is no mercy for the weak – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

Defense Minister Ehud Barak visited the Shayetet 13 base in Atlit on Wednesday and praised the commandos who participated in the deadly raid on the Gaza-bound aid flotilla on Monday for carrying out their mission, Army Radio reported.

“You carried out the mission and prevented the flotilla from reaching Gaza,” Barak said. “We need to always remember that we aren’t North America or Western Europe, we live in the Middle East, in a place where there is no mercy for the weak and there aren’t second chances for those who don’t defend themselves. You were fighting for your lives

via Barak: In the Middle East, there is no mercy for the weak – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News.

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