Thursday, June 30, 2011
Question: When can a country intercept a vessel?
A maritime blockade is a tool countries can employ during an armed conflict to stop the passage of weapons and other goods to a country or entity. Israel has imposed one on Gaza since January 3, 2009, during Operation Cast Lead.
Melanie Lidman asks and answers the Question: When can a country intercept a vessel?
Of course we've been through all of this before but this time the flotilla is clearly a propaganda device and has nothing to do with the delivery of humanitarian aid. In the meantime, there are more indications of the presence of violent elements among the passengers.
Posted by Wilbur Post at 11:09 am