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Tag: Israel Blockade
  • Iran, Mind Your Own Business

    Iran has just announced that it will send aid ships to try to break the blockade on Gaza. Moreover, “Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards were ready to provide a military escort to aid ships heading to Gaza if Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei so commands.” I have defended Iran quite a bit lately (its right to …

  • 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 …