What the article shows is that, contrary to innumerable previously incorrect statements (ie: lies) not only were the people in Gaza not starving, Israel was monitoring the levels of imports to ensure that this would not be the case. As the article stated, the minimum red level lines of certain goods was never reached and the maximums were generally ignored. Given a security blockade it does take a certain amount of time and manpower to monitor incoming traffic in order to detect and weed out weaponry. If certain items are difficult to scan such as chocolate bars in aluminum based foil (I assume) then maybe they go on the banned list. It makes sense that fruit and vegetables be given a higher priority than sweets and candies. One notes that some of the premier goods smuggled through the tunnels were flat screen TVs, viagra and iPods. First I'd like to see an apology from everyone published an article or an opinion claiming that the Gazans were starving because Israel did not let enough food get through. Then I'd like to see an honest look at how Hamas commandeered and profited from imports. After that happens one can entertain the notion that individual decisions might have been inappropriate or bureaucratic. That much I can concede. But the extreme and automatic demonization is inappropriate.
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from the article: Israel releases papers detailing formula of Gaza blockade