03 June 2010

40 Al Qaida Mercenaries Among Captives, IDF Bolsters Case with New Tape

"They have real weapons, they're firing on us," Navy commandos aboard 'Mavi Marmura' can be heard shouting to each other, "It's coming from all directions- we need to be evacuated now!"

Gateway Pundit reports 40 martyrdom-seeking 
Al Qaida terrorists among the captives:

Now there is information that 40 of the so-called “peace activists” belong to Al-Qaeda.
The IDF website reported:
In a special meeting of the Security Cabinet it was disclosed that a group of 40 people on board the Mavi Marmara with no identification papers belong to Al Qaeda. The terrorists were equipped with bullet proof vests, night-vision goggles, and weapons.

Caroline Glick at the Jerusalem Post says formerly western-leaning Turkey has apparently joined the jihadi-iIslamist axis. While that's unfortunate, not totally surprising... but perhaps the EU and Obama administration might still explain why they're promptly backing -before hearing the facts- a blockade-crashing boatload of Al Qaida terrorists over our ally Israel's right to stop gun-running Islamists with no papers from reaching their buddies in Hamasistan?

Yesterday Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu offered a strong defense of Israel's actions -here-