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You always meet twice

Tales from the Archives. According to a German saying, you always meet twice in life. In early 1886, the people of Greece must have felt the cruel accuracy of this promise when they learned the name of the naval officer who had been charged with commanding the international naval squadron about to assemble outside the Greek ports in the Aegean Sea. 1,061 more words


Report: Trump will seek UN approval for naval blockade of North Korea

(National SentinelForeign Policy: Reports over the weekend said that President Donald J. Trump will seek United Nations approval for a partial naval blockade of North Korea, The… 495 more words

Executive Branch

BBC News continues to tout inaccurate portrayal of the 'Mavi Marmara'

On several occasions in the past the BBC has misrepresented the ‘Mavi Marmara’ – a passenger ship in the 2010 flotilla – as an “aid ship”. 489 more words


BBC News ignores yet another case of Hamas maritime smuggling

As has been observed here on several occasions in the past, the BBC chooses not to tell its audiences in its own words why Israel placed a… 391 more words


BBC ignores extension of Gaza fishing zone

Over the years BBC audiences have been given a very specific, largely context-free, portrayal of the fishing industry in the Gaza Strip. In August 2014, for example, … 468 more words