Israel and the flotilla

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Author(s) Chicago Tribune editorial board
Source Chicago Tribune
Date June 1, 2010
Quotes-start.png "The bloody confrontation has prompted international calls for Israel to abandon its embargo of Gaza. Remember, though, why Israel restricts the flow of goods into Gaza. Hamas, which is backed by Iran, controls Gaza and has used that control to lob missiles into Israel. Hamas has pledged never to recognize the Jewish state. Its goal is to destroy Israel." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Israel was justified in its actions on the topic Gaza flotilla raid.