Yesterday's deadly Israeli attack on a flotilla of ships bearing aid to the Gaza Strip has produced street demonstrations worldwide and a diplomatic firestorm. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cut short a trip that included a meeting with President Obama. Although Turkey is Israel's closest ally in the Muslim world, its Prime Minister called yesterday's attack "a bloody massacre." In Washington, the Turkish Foreign Minister, on his way to meet Secretary of State Hillary Cilnton, told CNN that Turkey wants an independent investigation…an apology from Israel…and compensation for Turks who lost their lives."
Israel under Siege after Deadly Raid on Gaza Protest Flotilla
Edmund Sanders - Los Angeles Times - @edmundsanders, Ilter Turan - Bilgi University, Amos Harel - Defense Analyst, Ha’aretz, Martin Indyk - Brookings Institution, Colum Lynch - Foreign Policy Magazine - @columlynch