In an interview with Sky's American sister station Fox News, Michael Oren described the operation, in which at least nine people died, as "perfectly legal, perfectly humane - and very responsible".
WHAT? PERFECTLY LEGAL?
"Israel has to make some hard choices sometimes," he stressed, "We live in a rough neighbourhood."
HARD CHOICES? SORRY, THEY'RE BRUTAL!
When questioned about the global condemnation of the violence and accusations of "state-sponsored piracy on the open seas", he denied there had been any breach of international law in raiding the ships.
BRIGHT PEOPLE WHO ARE HEARTLESS
"Israel acted in accord with international law," he said.
KILLING MUSLIM WILL BE A LAW IMPOSED IN THE PARLIAMENT?
"Any state has the right to protect itself, certainly from a terrorist threat such as Hamas, including on the open seas.
PROTECT? WHEN DID THE FLOTILLA DECLARED TO HAVE A WAR WITH THE ISRAELI?
"The US acted under similar international law when it fought the Germans and the Japanese in World War Two.
THE ISRAELI 'CREATED HISTORY' FOR THE PALESTINIAN, HAVE YOU CONSIDERED THAT HISTORY???
He reiterated that Israel would immediately deport activists seized from the six-ship flotilla.
Nearly 700 foreign nationals being held in Israeli jails are expected to be deported today and tomorrow.
Some 124 detainees from 12 Muslim nations were taken across the border into Jordan in the early hours of this morning.
It is thought they are from countries that do not have diplomatic ties with Israel.
SAPA NAK KAWAN DENGAN ISRAEL?
A total of 42 Britons - including 11 people with dual nationality - are known to have been detained by security forces.
Foreign Secretary William Hague said they will be brought home as soon as possible. Some are already back in the UK.
Meanwhile, President Obama has offered his condolences to Turkey after four Turkish activists were confirmed to have died in the violence.
OBAMA:THIS IS OBAMA, HEARD SOME OF YOUR PEOPLE ARE KILLED. SORRY TO HEAR THAT. ????
And Egypt has opened its border crossing with Gaza to allow aid to get through after signing a temporary agreement with Israel.
TEMPORARY AGREEMENT? WHAT A PUPPET
The Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon is holding meetings in New York to discuss the situation.
MEETING? WHAT ABOUT THE SABRA AND SHATILLA MASSACRE? HAVE YOU DISCUSSED ABOUT THAT?
The UN Security Council has condemned the raid and called for a "prompt, impartial, credible, transparent" investigation.
REALLY? SO WHEN WILL THE TRANSPARENT CREDIBLE INVESTIGATION WILL BE OUT FOR THE PUBLIC ACKNOWLEDGEMENT?