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Flight of fancy

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April 15, 2012 22:37

Many prominent Israelis who should have known better attacked our government leaders for mishandling the situation.

Pro-Palestinian activists at B-G Airport  [file]

pro-Palestinian activists at Ben Gurion Airport 370. (photo credit:REUTERS)

The coordinated arrival at Ben-Gurion Airport of hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists from countries such as Canada, Portugal, Jordan, France, Britain, Belgium and Turkey was designed to create a provocation.

The timing of what is being dubbed a “flytilla” – after maritime attempts such as the infamous Mavi Marmara to challenge Israel’s sovereignty – is no coincidence.

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