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Reader comment on item: The Liberty Incident: The 1967 Israeli Attack on the U.S. Spy Ship
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Submitted by American-Israeli (Israel), May 9, 2006 at 17:00

"it may be presumed that they had solid grounds for their conclusion."

You are committing a common fallacy of conspiracy theorists - you are assuming that yours is the ONLY possible explanation.

Did you consider that maybe they simply assumed, like virtually all the other commenters here, that it "couldn't have been a mistake". Surely you could have asked them what their opinions were based on - if it was classified information, they would have reacted accordingly. In any event, without further evidence, your assumption is just that - it is logical, BUT IT DOES NOT CONSTITUTE PROOF.

If you are so concerned on releasing material, why don't you or Mr. Ennes file a FOI lawsuit on the issue?

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