Former IDF General: Israel Should End Gaza Blockade in Return for Cessation of Rocket Fire

Maj. Gen. (ret.) Giora Eiland says Israel should make political compromises in order to reach security arrangement that would end rocket fire, such as lifting its naval blockade of Gaza and recognizing Hamas’ government.

The Israeli government will need to make political compromises in order to reach a security arrangement that will ensure the end of rocket fire from Gaza into Israel, former IDF Maj. Gen. (ret.) Giora Eiland told Haaretz on Sunday.