The team concluded that not all possible intelligence gathering methods were fully implemented and that the coordination between Navy Intelligence and the Israel Defense Intelligence was insufficient. At the same time, The team determined that the Navy Commando soldiers operated properly, with professionalism, bravery and resourcefulness.
– Evidence: IHH leader urges men to throw Israelis overboard (30 May)
– IHH premeditated violence – Video statements of Marmara crew
– The Gaza flotilla: Videos (updated 17 August)
– The Gaza flotilla: Selected articles (updated 18 July)

 Maj-Gen (res.) Eiland presents conclusions of examination team

 

Maj. Gen. (Res.) Giora Eiland (Photo: Wikipedia)

(Communicated by the IDF Spokesperson)

The IDF Chief of the General Staff, Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi, received the conclusions reached by a team of experts, headed by Maj. Gen. (Res.) Giora Eiland, tasked with examining the incidents that took place at sea on May 31, 2010.

Maj. Gen. Eiland presented the team’s findings and conclusions to the Chief of the General Staff as well as to officers from the General Staff and from other IDF branches and directorates who were involved in the preparations and in the actual boarding of the flotilla. The core of the report was presented the Minister of Defense of Israel as well.