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The United States, Israel and Egypt actually seem to be grasping - in the wake of last week's flotilla tragedy - just how counterproductive the present blockade of Gaza has been.
Hamas is stronger, Gilad Shalit remains captive and rockets still fall on Israel. Of course that hasn't stopped Glenn Beck, Liz Cheney, and the American "Israel-right-or-wrong" chorus from circling the wagons to defend the blockade in its current form.
Today, Gaza's population relies on less than a quarter of the imported supplies it received before the blockade.  Israel and the cause of peace are not served by 1.5 million increasingly hungry, dispirited, and angry people - Hamas is.
 "Biden: US seeks new ways to deal with Gaza." YNET News. 6/7/2010.
Jun 8, 2010
JStreet: Stopping Weapons, Feeding People
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