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Tag: Gaza Strip
  • Israel Finally Lifts the Three-Year Ban On Shoes in the Gaza Strip

    Because shoes are militarily symbolic? According to Palestinian officials, Israel has recently decided to lift one of the many blockades it has had on the Gaza Strip for the past 3 years:  shoes.  The blockade started in 2007, but it was not fully official until 2008.  Israel’s reason for the shoe ban is because it …

  • “Why can we not be pro-American?”

    Yesterday Israel began a new campaign against Hamas involving heavy bombing and potentially an invasion of the Gaza Strip.  As the Washington Post reported, Hamas has sworn retaliation by any means available, including increasing rocket attacks on civilians and suicide bombings.  However, the spokesman for Israel’s Prime Minister Ehud Olmert countered by explaining his government’s …