"I didnt claim Gazans are starving. I said Israel is trying to starve them"(Ron) I am glad that we established that the Gazans are NOT starving. As for what the Israelis are trying ... rest assured that if the Israelis would want the Gazans to starve, then they would starve because they have the means to close down the smugglers tunnels ... "Historically international law has called blockades only legitimate objective is to weaken military forces of the enemy"(Ron) Really Ron? Here read about the REAL history of siege warfare: http://www.answers.com/topic/siege-warfare "A second means of forcing the surrender of a fortification was through starvation by blockade. Eventually, should those delivering supplies not be able to evade the blockade, hunger would force those besieged to surrender."(Answers.com) By the way, while you are talking about International law, you might care to admonish Hamas for deliberately targeting 1 million Israeli civilians in Southern Israel with their rockets, hmmmmmmm Ron? Or don't you consider that collective punishment Ron ...?
Egypt postpones verdict in retrial of Al Jazeera journalists to Aug. 29 (Reuters)
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