February 18, 2010

Israel Wages War Under the British Flag

The Guardian, The Guardian

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Our government seems to be fine with letting the Israeli secret service wage its war with Hamas under a British flag

British passports are the property of the British government. When that government says and does nothing for six days after it was given evidence that Mossad agents stole the identity of six British citizens to assassinate a Hamas commander in Dubai, it starts to seem as if Israel was right to think it could get away with it. The Israeli foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, yesterday predicted the incident would have no effect on British relations.

The decision last night to call in the Israeli ambassador to "share information" does not change this basic position. If Britain were less supine in its dealings, it...

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TAGGED: Israel, Britain, Dubai, Hamas, Mossad, Serious Organised Crime Agency, British government, commander , ambassador , foreign minister , Avigdor Lieberman

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