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It’s time to stop kowtowing to Turkey

Israel’s great relationship with Turkey is over, here’s what’s needed.

The break in relations between Israel and Turkey is often identified as happening in May 2010, when the Israel Navy took control of the Mavi Marmara protest ship that was on its way to Gaza.

Nine protesters were killed during the operation, all Turkish citizens.

The response was harsh.

Pras 5eTurkey announced it was suspending all joint military exercises with Israel, the families of Israel’s diplomats were returned home.

Formally, the issue was resolved after Israel apologized in 2013, an apology that included compensation.

But relations never…

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