I just sat down with the UK Ambassador to the United Nations Mark Lyall Grant. In a discussion about the flotilla incident, he seems to suggest that there is some serious international momentum behind convincing Israel to lift the Gaza blockade.  He throws cold water on the notion that Israel cannot credibly investigate itself, citing, for example, the hard-hitting Winograd Report about Israel’s incursion into Southern Lebanon in 2006. We also discuss the state of play of the Iran sanctions and North Korea.  Interestingly, Ambassador Grants tells me that, so far, the flotilla incident has not affected the Iran debate. 

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