June 3, 2010
Gaza Flotilla No Love Boat
Benjamin Netanyahu, RealClearWorld
Once again, Israel faces hypocrisy and a biased rush to judgment. I'm afraid this isn't the first time.
Last year, Israel acted to stop Hamas from firing thousands of rockets into Israel's towns and cities. Hamas was firing on our civilians while hiding behind civilians. And Israel went to unprecedented lengths to avoid Palestinian civilian casualties. Yet it was Israel, and not Hamas, that was accused by the UN of war crimes.
Now regrettably, the same thing appears to be happening now.
But here are the facts. Hamas is smuggling thousands of Iranian rockets, missiles and other weaponry - smuggling it into Gaza in order to fire on Israel's cities. These missiles can reach Ashdod and Beer Sheva - these are major Israeli cities. And I regret to say that some of them...
TAGGED: Israel, Islamic Republic of Iran, Hamas, Gaza, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv