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Israel must get used to the new Turkey

Unless Israel improves the humanitarian situation in Gaza, tension between Turkey and Israel will remain.

Turkey and Israel are at loggerheads again, and this should come as no surprise.

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Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon recently staged a rebuke of the Turkish ambassador in Tel Aviv over the contents of a Turkish television show. Israel subsequently apologized, but this will go down as yet another milestone in the ongoing tension between Turkey and Israel.

Despite some Israeli and American efforts to paint Turkey’s objections to Israeli policies as “anti-Semitic,” people in the business of statecraft understand very well where Turkey is coming from.



Added: Jan-20-2010 
By: dperezweichert
Middle East
Tags: Israel, idf, AIPAC, Palestine, Gaza, Obama
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