The Flotilla Fascination

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is sometimes uniquely simple for such a subject that causes people to dedicate their lives to the study of it.

Precipitating events can sometimes highlight the distance between the two countries in the most blatant and simple ways. Never before has this been so true since the media, and many around the world, turned their attention to tiny ports in Greece and Turkey.

Hundreds of press, activists and what seems to be a strange group of … international groupies have captured the attention of government officials and mass media alike. A strange combination of people who appear to be following in what they hope will be some major moral stand: like that of the Civil Rights movement in the United States to those who simply want their voices to be heard for any cost.

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Categories: Israel, Middle East

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