The Tunnels. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • JoeUSA
    • 11.02.13 | 15:48 (IST)

    Egypt is trying to strike a balance between appeasing Israel and the Americans to keep the aid flowing .By "closing the tunnels , Egypt will declare that it has controled the Gaza border so all trade should go through regular duty/customs border crossing which will no longer need to be restricted/close or curtailed to please the Israelis. This will amke the Israeli complaints about smuggling weapons and the need to "embargo" Gaza . moot. At least from the Egyptian point of view.

    from the article: Hamas: Egypt destroying Gaza smuggling tunnels by flooding them
    First published 01:10 11.02.13 | Last updated 01:10 11.02.13
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