needs to totally ignore Israel and use Egypt to transport everything to Gaza to meet their needs including Concrete. Egypt should also be used to allow Gazan's to export goods. The only way to beat HAMAS is to ensure Gazans have more to lose than to gain if they allow HAMAS to continue to target Israel. In answer to your question Brigitte it wasn't because Pasta was dangerous, it was because an economically successful Gaza would lay to the rest that Israel is some economically successful uberstate in the middle east. When in fact it is no better than Palestine, relying on charity to survive. Hence the responses by people like SDHD the Israeli from Seattle. His complete lack of understanding of the situation is scary. Overnight the tunnels became redundant when Israel was forced to lift the blockade. They are now being used as a smokescreen to prevent the full independence of Gaza, it is a nice little earner for Israel to concentrate 1.5 million people in one area and then charge to allow food and goods, electiricity and water in.
British Airways flight diverted to Canada after bomb threat (AP)
from the article: Israel launches campaign to halt Lebanon flotilla bound for Gaza