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Tim, Have you ever watched a Television show??

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Submitted by Peter Hall (Australia), Nov 12, 2011 at 05:55

Tim,. ...

A 10 yo understands that Police, Customs and other law enforcement agencies do not politely telephone ahead to say they are going to raid a suspected drug house or to arrest suspected armed criminals.

Have you never watched a TV show about police? They go in hard and fast, armed to the teeth to be prepared. I see no difference here, there was adequate warning given.

What you suggest as an appropriate cause of action is ignorant and stupid in the extreme. I assume you are only saying such complete rubbish to annoy people.

If the people on board the ship acted like the 1000s of shipped stopped and searched every year by many Navies in International waters, where drugs are arms are suspected, then no one would of died.

The Israelis had ever right to suspect contraband, and were legally allowed to stop such suspect vessels in international waters. it is exactly what the International Navies do off the coast of Somalia to reduce piracy and arms smuggling.

Instead of trying to act all indignant, try acting intelligent and place blame where it really deserves to be.

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