June 14, 2010

Quotes of the Day

"I want to make it clear that the flotilla to Gaza was not a one-time event. We are in the midst of a tough and continuous struggle against the state of Israel. This obstacle of hate is being led by Israel's enemies in the world. They are trying to strip us from the right to self defense, Israel's right in general to self-defense and the right of Israeli soldiers to protect themselves in particular."

"I am convinced that uncovering the facts will prove that Israel acted in an appropriately defensive fashion in accordance with the highest standards. The committee will clarify to the world that Israel acts according to law with responsibility and full transparency."

- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

"We're not going to prejudge the process or the outcome."

- US State Department spokesman Philip Crowley

"We fully agree with the inquiry as it was mentioned in the final declaration issued by the Security Council at its meeting. The proposal made today for the commission of inquiry does not match the request made by the Security Council."

- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas


  1. FYI:


  2. Always keeping both eyes on CNAS.