Saturday, June 13, 2015

What we are reading this weekend

What we are reading this weekend:

*   Dan Pine writes in the J weekly; the Jewish News weekly of Northern California  "having covered BDS for a while, I am convinced that many BDS activists don’t want Israel to change. They want it to disappear."
Read about what Dan calls the "malice-in-Wonderland hypocrisies of BDS"

BDS activists playing by unprincipled rules

*   Marianne, the latest ship in the so-called "Freedom Flotilla" is now sailing the Mediterranean, en route to Gaza. Their claims of carrying essential humanitarian supplies for the besieged people of Gaza have been daylighted by the Ma'an News Agency, which has revealed they carry one, yes one, solar panel as cargo.
Freedom Flotilla vows to break siege: 'This time we will reach Gaza'
*Via UNWatch

A report on the Gaza Conflict 2014,  authored by General Klaus Naumann and 10 other former chiefs of staff, generals, senior officers, political leaders and officials from the United States, the United Kingdom, Holland, Spain, Italy, Australia and Colombia.has concluded

“Our overall findings are that during Operation Protective Edge last summer, in the air, on the ground and at sea, Israel not only met a reasonable international standard of observance of the laws of armed conflict, but in many cases significantly exceeded that standard.”

The full report is available here:

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