Now don't bet the family farm that the flotilla folk will show up anytime soon in Egypt, Syria, Iran, Saudi Arabia, or anywhere else outside Gaza. The reason? Simple and obvious. If it doesn't have an Israeli connection, they're just not interested.
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In short, Turkey is not as threatening as its detractors warn nor as powerful as many Turks and their new fans believe.
In today's crisis-facing global economy, bribes cause nuclear weapons and guided missile technology to get loose a lot faster than cries for holy war.
Israel's failure is not a failure of Jewish values. If anything, it's a failure to apply Jewish values.
I was deeply saddened at the outcome of the so-called "peace" flotilla, which turned out to contain a large contingent of violent thugs whose only interest it was to provoke Israel.
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