Do any of us really know what it is like to live in Gaza? "Commonsense" says they will live in squalor as long as they support Hamas. Meanwhile many Israelis say its not nearly as grim as some people say, and the blockade is not causing any sort of humanitarian crisis. Two different sides of the coin, both I expect based less on real knowledge and more on wishful thinking. The truth probably lies somewhere in the middle.
U.S. says working on initiative to de-escalate Syria fighting, with focus on Aleppo (Reuters)
from the article: IDF reached a dead end in Gaza