If only the Palestinians were courageous enough to jump at the chance to sever all relations with Israel. There are more than enough worltwide resources to sustain Gaza in the transition period. With an airport and dock facilities upgraded to minimal standards as say that exist in Haiti the Palestinians will thrive. What this author is saying is what, if compared to a mistress or abused wife, is simply domineering BS. He is daring the Gazans to try and survive without the helping hand of Israel. Take the plunge Abbas--cut the umbilical cord.
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from the article: Israel should thank Egypt for opening Gaza crossing