From the NY Times:
JERUSALEM â€” Israeli naval commandos conducted a deadly raid on a flotilla of aid ships bound for Gaza on Monday, earning widespread condemnation and setting off a diplomatic crisis for the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Several European nations and Turkey summoned Israeli envoys for an explanation of the actions. At the request of Turkey, The United Nations Security Council met in emergency session on Monday over the attack, which occurred in international waters north of Gaza and killed at least 10 people. Mr. Netanyahu canceled his plans to meet with President Obama in Washington on Tuesday, an Israeli government official confirmed. Mr. Netanyahu, who is visiting Canada, planned to return home Monday to deal with fallout from the raid, the official said….[Rest of article]