#48 But how do you get from one to the other, SDHD? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 06.04.10 | 13:08 (IDT)

    SDHD: "A blockade is not an occupation, moron." Now, SDHD, you explain to me how you can go directly from "an occupation" to "a blockade" without the entire exercise being a complete and utter sham? You need to relinguish your authority to end an occupation, SDHD, because "authority" is part and parcel of what an occupation actually **is**. But if you merely go from "an occupation" to "a blockade" then you really haven't relinguished any authority at all i.e. all you have done is change the manner in which you choose to EXERCISE that authority. Think of a prison where the warden tells his guards to stop patrolling the exercise yard and to stay up to the watch-towers: has that turned the "prison" into "a hotel"? Answer: No, it is still a prison, albeit overseen by a criminally-inclined warden.

    from the article: Four Gaza factions halt rocket fire, in bow to Hamas
    First published 02:28 06.04.10 | Last updated 09:01 07.04.10
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