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Daybreak: Turkey Expels Israeli Envoy

Plus, Iran ominously moves nuclear production, and more in the news

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Turkish foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu speaks today about the expulsion.(Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images)

• Turkey expelled Israel’s ambassador and downgraded diplomatic ties to the lowest level because Israel still has not apologized for the flotilla raid. This comes a day after the U.N. report leaked, which recommended that Israel express regret (as opposed to apologize). [NYT]

• Iran is moving some of its most important nuclear fuel-making to a secret underground bunker. It also declared that its production would exceed its needs for a small research reactor, which sounds ominous. [NYT]

• The European Union plans to place an embargo on all Syrian oil exports. [AP/WP]

• An Iranian lawmaker spoke up against his country’s continued backing of the Assad regime, in a sign that even that regime’s strongest, most important supporter may be waning. [LAT]

• Many younger Israelis, faced with some degree of uncertainty about their country’s future, are seeking EU passports. Bogus trend story of the week, or for-real? [AP/WP]

• Turkey will station a U.S. radar as part of an anti-Iran missile defense system. [WSJ]

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The shitty little Ummah enjoys shooting itself in the foot.

Turkey is rejecting its century-long experiment with humanity and reverting to the its subhuman Mohammed-worshipping heritage. Ah well. Stupid Muslims. Stupidly, America will gladly food aid when Ottoman’s shari’ah-compliant policies lead to the starvation of millions – just like we do in Egypt and other crapistan-style Islamic jurisdictions.

They never get it! I will Bless those that Bless tyou,and I will Curse
those who Curse you! Turkey will discover this. Shalom,Phil Hull

P. scg., says:

When a country like Turkey, which did not even recognize that it committed genocide against the Armenians, let alone apologize for it, takes the high and mighty road, it is enough to make one’s jaw drop.

George One says:

No way should Israel apologise for defending itself against a deadly enemy. Whatever it does, the relationship is spolied – it was spoiled well before the flotilla incident, and purely because ideologically, Turkey’s ruling party, AKP, is aligned with Israel’s enemies such as Hamas, Iran, and Hezbulla. If it weren’t the flotilla, Turkey’s AKP would find another reason to quarrel with Israel.

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