Gaza without Gazans: History of an Israeli fantasy
Today, Ben-Gurion could declare with satisfaction that he was right: A thousand conquests haven't conquered Gaza.
On December 17, 1948, Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion told his cabinet, "We might benefit from conquering Gaza. But it's clear to me that Gaza won't be in our hands even if we conquer it 1,000 times."
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