Wednesday, June 02, 2010

The Grand Jihad and the 'Humanitarian' Flotilla

Let's not forget the left wing media's role in all this.

It's worth remembering why the aid was being transported by sea in the first place. A convoy led by then-British MP George Galloway ended in violence at the Egyptian-Gaza border in early January after authorities delayed their entry into Gaza.

An Egyptian police officer was shot and killed by Hamas gunmen. Egypt deported Galloway, made it clear he was unwelcome there again, and told the convoy it could no longer enter through its crossing. Galloway's partner in that convoy was the Turkish-based International Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH), which helped lead the flotilla.

IHH was a key player in the Free Gaza Movement flotilla. Israeli officials say IHH is tied to Hamas, and even to al Qaeda, and it was banned in Israel in 2008 for being "part of Hamas's fundraising network." Court papers in the U.S. prosecution of Abdurahman Alamoudi also tie it to terrorist activity, citing French intelligence expert Jean Louis-Bruguiere's assessment that IHH played "[a]n important role" in the Millennium bomb plot.

What the left and their megaphone, the left wing media, haven't thought through is, what happens if they win?


abiram@israel said...

the most surprising part of this story is that israel acted exactly according to hamas plan and its reputation can be saved just with the video made during the accident, and another issue-now its clear that israel cant hope for support of usa.

Anonymous said...

Al-Qaeda! Filmed in a Tel Aviv basement! 9/11, Holocaust, WMDs! No one believes this crap anymore. This is ICC territory for this massacre by terrorists.

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