If Hamas wants to bring weapons in they would use the hundreds of tunnels under the Gaza-Egypt border. Hamas is also the main beneficiary of the tunnel underground economy. All the blockade does is to prevent items needed by local industries in Gaza from getting in. It also prevents Gazan businesses from exporting to the outside world. It also keeps Gazans under lock and key in the world’s largest open air prison. Dov Weisglass' comments about putting the Palestinians on a diet leave little doubt that the goal of the sanctions is collective punishment, pure and simple.
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from the article: Living with sanctions