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IDF general proposes expanded Gaza (minus Hamas) as new Palestinian state

ALGEMEINER Gaza, Not West Bank, Is Key Factor in Palestinian Future, Says IDF General by Benjamin Kerstein by February 15, 2018 Israel should abandon the traditional concept of the two-state solution and instead work to establish a Palestinian state in … Continue reading

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“Army allows reporters into destroyed Islamic Jihad tunnel, gives a peek at construction of underground barrier that will wall off the Strip by end of 2019”

TIMES OF ISRAEL In the sand around Gaza, Israel and Hamas dig in a literal race to the bottom by Judah Ari Gross January 18, 2018 …On Thursday, the military allowed journalists to visit the tunnel, which was dug by … Continue reading

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“Four Palestinians die in further Jerusalem-declaration violence” one of them wheelchair-bound from ’08 Gaza war

JERUSALEM POST Could death of disabled activist mean new Palestinian icon? by Seth Frantzman December 16, 2017 The death of Ibrahim Abu Thuraya, a disabled Palestinian activist, in Gaza on Friday is becoming the latest symbol in Palestinian anger at … Continue reading

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Rafah Egypt-Gaza border crossing “track record conclusively disproves the widespread fallacy that Hamas is primarily concerned with the Palestinian cause rather than the cause of global jihad”

COMMENTARY Gaza’s Latest Lesson in Self-Inflicted Misery by Evelyn Gordon November 29, 2017 Observing developments since Hamas and Fatah signed their latest reconciliation deal in October is an object lesson in just how much of the Palestinians’ misery is self-inflicted–or … Continue reading

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Lesson #1 on Gaza: “The belief that poverty leads to terrorism is an unsubstantiated liberal myth”

MIDDLE EAST FORUM A Marshall Plan for Gaza Is a Bad Idea by Efraim Inbar November 15, 2017 Voices inside and outside the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) are advocating for a “Marshall Plan” – a massive international mobilization – for … Continue reading

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“Hamas political leader Ismail Haniyeh threatened a violent retaliation to Israel’s destruction of the tunnel, but suggested the response would be delayed as Palestinian factions work toward reconciliation”

TIMES OF ISRAEL Exploded tunnel was dug for soldier abductions, Gaza terror leader says by Dov Lieber October 31, 2017 Senior Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader Khaled al-Batsh said Tuesday that the attack tunnel stretching from Gaza into Israeli territory that was … Continue reading

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“The notion that Hamas would ever dismantle its security apparatus and deliver the Gaza Strip to Mahmoud Abbas’s forces is a fantasy”

GATESTONE Militias vs. Palestinian “Reconciliation” by Khaled Abu Toameh October 27, 2017 Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas says he does not want to see “militias” in the Gaza Strip if and when the “reconciliation” agreement he reached with Hamas … Continue reading

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