Thursday, January 29, 2009

Israel's retributive war in Gaza has its costs (Updated)

Other than the central relationship with the USA, no relationship is as strategically important as the link to Turkey. Thus, today's incident in Davos, in which Prime Minister Erdogan emphasized Israel's attacks on civilians will be a cause of deep concern in Tel Aviv.

Turkish PM walks off stage over Gaza - Yahoo! News

President Shimon Peres:

"Why did they fire rockets? There was no siege against Gaza," Peres said, his voice rising in emotion. "Why did they fight us, what did they want? There was never a day of starvation in Gaza."

Erdogan in Wapo.

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