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Gaza Freedom Flotilla Boat Boarded & Searched by German Coast Guard

The 2018 Gaza Freedom Flotilla, with peace activists taking humanitarian aid to Gaza, was harassed today by the German Coast Guard. After two successful voyages, flotillas have been blocked in international waters by Israeli forces, once killing 10 of those on board.

Flashback: Attack on the USS Liberty – Lessons for U.S. National Security

Brookings’ Charles Ebinger writes: It is ironic that the IDF attacked a flotilla of relief ships bound from Europe to Gaza in international waters in a manner all too similar to its assault against the USS Liberty also in international waters on June 8… All too often it has been Israeli intransigent policies rather than U.S. interests which have dominated our bilateral relationships…