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Blaming Turkey

There's plenty to criticize in Turkey's conduct. But is it really an evil puppet master?
Israel's attack on the unarmed flotilla last weekend could be a "Kent State moment." When white middle-class students were gunned down on a college campus, it woke up a whole new segment of American society to police killings of minority students. Similarly, while the Israeli military has been killing Arab civilians for years, now that they have attacked European and American peace activists it has created a whole new dynamic.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, increasingly under attack by trade unions angered at his austerity proposals and a feckless economic program that has produced virtually no growth, now finds himself besieged on the Internet.
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