The only way to bring a country to its knees to to actually lay seige to the country. Stop everything from going in. That is how they did it in the medievil age. But there was no internet showing a minute by minute live feed and therefore bring the wrath of the human rights orgs But then again there were no human rights orgs back then..
Woman arrested trying to jump White House fence (Reuters)
from the article: Kadima: Opening of Gaza border is 'national failure' for Netanyahu