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For Gaza’s suffering, blame Hamas
New York Post, by Jonathan Schanzer

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 5/17/2018 4:24:10 AM

Predictably, the recent unrest on the border separating Israel and the Gaza Strip has given way to a banal debate over the “desperation” of the people of Gaza. There can be no doubt that the people of Gaza are miserable. They have been living under Hamas rule since 2007. Israel has no choice but to treat the territory as hostile, given that Hamas has stated repeatedly and unequivocally that it seeks nothing less than the destruction of the state of Israel. And it has backed up its words with deeds, launching multiple rocket wars against the Jewish state, accentuated by attempted

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 5/17/2018 6:58:07 AM     (No. 11634785)

"“This is a problem from hell,” one Israeli official told me in a moment of total candor. It appears that Hamas would like to keep it that way."

This has been the purpose of the Palestinians since the beginning, as a tool to prevent peace and create a sympathetic weapon to be used against Israel. This is also why the problem is intractable. The leaders in the Arab world don´t want it to be fixed.

It is the same as the dissatisfaction of Blacks in this Country being useful to liberals. The Black leadership is paid off to maintain the mess and resist functional solutions. We saw Black violence rise during BO´s time as president because he found it a useful tool. His words were inflaming situations that, for the most part, were NOT as he and his minions portrayed them. Then he could point to the unrest as the signs of racism.

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