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Thread #129840 Message #2917946
Posted By: Lox
31-May-10 - 04:49 PM
Thread Name: BS: New Israeli atrocity: attack on Gaza aid
Subject: RE: BS: New Israeli atrocity: attack on Gaza aid
"Challenging a blockade is itself an act with military pretensions."
Its called civil disobedience.
It worked for Ghandi.
It worked for Martin Luther King.
It worked for them because it made very clear who had the moral high ground.
So let me get this straight ... the crack force of elite commandos, armed to the teeth, who abseiled uninvited onto a ship in international waters with the express intentiopn of Hijacking it, were only acting in self defence when they shot at least 40 people, killing 19 of them?