Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Israel Said It Would Keep Gaza Near Collapse: WikiLeaks by Josef Federman

It seems like, for once, that we actually have some good stuff coming out of the WikiLeaks leaks.  The article states that Israel's Gaza blockade has been long meant "to weaken the ruling Hamas militant group."  Well, it IS a fact that Hamas IS a creation of ISRAEL.  Read my post Ron Paul: Israel Created Hamas concerning this fact:

But, of course, WikiLeaks will throw in some truth to make people, like us, change our minds about’em.  NOT working.

The following article is from the

Israel Said It Would Keep Gaza Near Collapse: WikiLeaks

JERUSALEM — Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip was meant to push the area's economy "to the brink of collapse," according to a U.S. diplomatic cable released by Wikileaks on Wednesday, signaling that Israel was well aware that the policy was taking a heavy toll on the area's civilian population.
Israeli leaders have long maintained that the blockade was necessary to weaken the ruling Hamas militant group. The newly released document, published in Norway's Aftenposten newspaper, indicates that Israel hoped to accomplish that goal by targeting Gaza's 1.5 million people.
According to the March 3, 2008, cable written by an American official, Israeli officials told American diplomats "on multiple occasions that they intend to keep Gaza's economy on the brink of collapse without quite pushing it over the edge."
Israeli government spokesman Mark Regev refused to comment.
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