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Daybreak: Flotilla Interception Done Right

Plus lawyers in Kletzky case tease insanity defense, and more in the news

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An Israeli naval vessel this morning in Ashdod.(Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)

• The Israeli navy peacefully intercepted the lone flotilla ship after it refused repeated orders not to head for Gaza. Soldiers boarded the ship, were met with no resistance, and quickly took control, and redirected it to Ashdod, Israel. [Haaretz]

• Lawyers for Levi Aron, accused of killing eight-year-old Leiby Kletzky, are hinting that they will employ an insanity defense. [Forward]

• Iran is installing uranium centrifuges of a “better quality and speed.” [Ynet]

• While in Istanbul, Secretary of State Clinton relayed that the United States wishes to see rapprochement between Turkey and Israel. [Haaretz]

• The outspoken former State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley is getting attention for arguing that the strategic calculus still disfavors an Israeli military attack on Iranian nuclear facilities. [JPost]

• The Simon Wiesenthal Center’s most-wanted war criminal, Sandor Kepiro, 97, was acquitted by a Hungary court in connection with a 1942 massacre in Serbia that killed 1200, mostly Jews, for which he has been convicted twice before. [NYT]

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Barry says:

How is “done right” when Amira Hass is still alive, and the subhuman and satanic Mohammedan children of Gaza aren’t made to suffer for their shari’ah compliant genocidal war crimes?

Death to “Palestine”! Nakba Now!

I think “done right” means “businesslike,” “no-nonsense,” “without further inflaming the anti-Israel propaganda machine,” et al. Try not to drown in your own spittle.

Hershel (Heshy) Ginsburg says:

Israel was able to “do it right” mostly because the fully armed naval commandos boarded a relatively small ship (a yacht) holding about 25 useful idiots & crew members, as opposed to having naval commandos armed primarily with paintball guns board a relatively large ship (the Mavi Marmara) holding a boatload of Jihadis, their eyes ablaze with Shaheedism & visions of 72 virgins.

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Caplan says:

Barry says: ‘How is “done right” when Amira Hass is still alive, and the subhuman and satanic Mohammedan children of Gaza aren’t made to suffer for their shari’ah compliant genocidal war crimes?”

Barry’s satire misses the target.

Amira Hass and the other “humanitarians” on the ship are complicit in helping Hamas impose their rule and call for the killing of “subhuman” Jewish children.

Hamas actually targets and has killed many Jewish children.

As for Amira Hass what credibility does a “journalist” have when has admitted that if Hamas or the PLO took over Israel she would be killed. Yet she supports them because she hates the Jewish people that much.

No wonder Barry supports her also. He too seems to be on the side of Hamas.

Is it just me or are the Tablet comments ever more hysterical?

Judging by the above remarks, the wingnuts have worked themselves into such a frenzy that they’re feeding on one another.

Christopher – I strongly doubt that “Barry” is being serious. Presumably, he is a far-left Israel hater attempting to make all supporters of Israel look hateful and hysterical.

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