Israeli military orders Libyan aid vessel to turn back

By Andy Rice 13 July 2010

A Libyan aid ship bound for Gaza has been confronted by an Israeli military ship, and told to change its course, according to organisers. The charity behind the ship says it will not dock at Cairo, as directed, but instead continue on its way to Gaza. The confrontation comes in the wake of Israeli storming of the Turkish aid flotilla, in which nine aid workers were killed.  Read more: AP



Fudging, obfuscation and misdirection hobble the route to the nitty-gritty of expropriation

By Marianne Merten

"Joyfully to the breeze royal Odysseus spread his sail and with his rudder skillfully he steered." ~ Homer