LastDayWatchers understand who it is that is really isolated
Washington’s ability to work in the region was severely curtailed. Israel was cut out of certain NATO operations as Turkey, a member country, vetoed Israeli participation at every turn. Turks promised to harass Israeli officers and soldiers involved in the Mavi Marmara raid in international legal venues, this in effect, was more than a nuisance
Israel, already isolated in its region, found that losing Turkey—a country with which it had built a strong relationship and whose fortunes were on the rise—was more damaging psychologically than materially. There were also other costs some that are less obvious, including the need to expand precious resources, including intelligence, to track and assess potentially hostile Turkish behavior.