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    • An Israeli
    • 25.07.10 | 17:37 (IDT)

    which they fire indescriminately at our civilians. We close our land border to them (except for humanitarian supplies like food, water, electricity and money) because whenever we open the crossings they shoot at thme and attack and kidnap soldiers guarding the crossings. We are in a state of armed conflict with Gaza, and therefore legally entitled to close our borders to them and to blockade them. However, Gaza has two borders - one with Israel and one with Egypt. The Egyptian border is open (and furthermore as Arabs and Moslems the Egyptians are not subject to attacks by the Gazans), so how do you figure they are fenced up? They can come and go and conduct all the commerce they want to with Egypt. It's the height of hutzpa to demand that a country whose destruction your founding charter calls for open its borders to do business with you.

    from the article: Gaza militants may be firing a new type of rocket into Israel, police say
    First published 22:36 24.07.10 | Last updated 22:36 24.07.10
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