The blockade of Gaza should always have concentrated on weapons, period. Preventing the import of pasta and coriander was a stupid, petty situation that we should never have got into. The blockade of Gaza has not brought Gilad Shalit back and it has not weakened Hamas. It has just brought suffering upon the inhabitants of Gaza and hatred upon Israel. If we had stuck to preventing the import of weapons the world would have accepted that we had a reasonable case.
Key U.S. House Democrat cites troublesome issues in Iran nuclear deal (Reuters)
from the article: Government approves plan to dramatically ease Gaza blockade