Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Is Israel really cooperating?

First, I read this piece of "good news": Turkey welcomes Israeli inquiry into flotilla raid.  But soon, it turned out that this "good news" had a perfectly simple explanation, and its Philip Weiss who provided it:

Outgoing Colombian president Alvaro Uribe is to be the vice chair of the new U.N. panel looking into the flotilla raid.
FYI, Uribe won an award from the B'nai Brith. "Past winners include first Israeli Prime Minister David Ben Gurion; fourth Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir; former U.S. Presidents Harry S. Truman and John F. Kennedy." And in 2007 he received an award from the American Jewish Committee. “President Uribe is a staunch ally of the United States, a good friend of Israel and the Jewish people..."