Slayer of the DP Newsbot
- Aug 27, 2005
- Reaction score
- Houston, TX
- Political Leaning
JERUSALEM – Pro-Palestinian activists sent another boat to challenge Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday and Egypt declared it was temporarily opening a crossing into the Palestinian territory after a raid on an aid flotilla that ended with Israeli soldiers killing nine activists.
And, as before, Israel has the right to board that ship in international waters.
1) The ship will attempt to run Israel's blockade, which gives Israel the right to intercept it.
2) Israel also has the right to inspect the cargo of the ship, in order to insure that no weapons are among the other items.
3) In addition, Egypt is opening up it's border with Palestine, in order for aid to cross over. Egypt is now pretty trustworthy, and would inspect shipments crossing over. This means that, with aid already going into Gaza from Egypt, there is no need for another ship to carry supplies directly to Gaza, unless.....................
Fill in what comes after "unless". It's a no-brainer.
Article is here.