All Along The Watchtower: Inside The Gaza Blockade by Justin King

For all the talk about security concerns, the truth is that the Israelis want the Palestinians on the brink of a humanitarian crisis. There is a US State Department cable proving it:

“Israeli officials have confirmed to Embassy officials on multiple occasions that they intend to keep the Gazan economy functioning at the lowest level possible consistent with avoiding a humanitarian crisis.. Israeli officials have confirmed.. on multiple occasions that they intend to keep the Gazan economy on the brink of collapse without quite pushing it over the edge.”

… The most recent historical example of a nation walling off an ethnicity and then denying them access to the basic necessities of life is the reason Israel was created in the first place. The Israelis often chant “Never forget!” when discussing the holocaust. Apparently, the propaganda has lost its meaning and not only have they forgotten what it’s like to be walled inside ghettos and starved, but they now use the slogan to justify doing it to another ethnicity.

It is often said that “If the Palestinians laid down their arms, there would be peace. If Israel laid down their arms, they would murdered.” Of course, this is an utter propaganda lie. The vast majority of Palestinians support ceasefire. Israeli actions in Gaza are nothing short of the systematic elimination of an ethnicity. It’s genocide. It’s a slow, drawn out, painful form of genocide. At least the Nazis attempted to be efficient at imprisoning people and murdering them.

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