Israel and the Aid Ship for Gaza

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Even some Israelis say their leaders fell into a trap, telling commandos to slide down ropes from hovering helicopters into an angry crowd. As the diplomatic repercussions spread worldwide, still another aid ship is scheduled to sail for Gaza today or tomorrow. We have updates from the Middle East, the UN and Washington, where the Obama Administration faces another awkward reality. Also, fears that the Korean Peninsula might be back on the brink of war are easing as South Korea moderates its verbal attack on the North for sinking a South Korean vessel.

Banner image: Israeli soldiers prepare to disembark a missile ship as the Israeli Navy intercepts peace boats bound for Gaza on May 31 in the Mediterranean sea, 70 miles from the cost of Gaza. Photo: Uriel Sinai-Pool/Getty Images