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Originally posted by Britguy
So nobody sees the problem with a ceasefire brokered that allows Israel to continue withholding aid and supplies from the Palestinian people? Even during the last months-long ceasefire, that Hamas adhered to and which Israel broke, the blockade of all goods and services remained in place, as did the day-to-day humiliation and harassment at the hands of IDF and Israeli settlers.
Under those circumstances, what do the Palestinian people get? What is their motivation for further talks?
They either get bombed and hopefully die quickly or are slowly starved and succumb to hunger and disease.
Originally posted by aleon1018
If there are tunnels into Egypt, than there may also as likely to be be tunnels into Israel for suicide bombers. Why hasn't that happened yet?
Originally posted by Wormwood Squirm
Another reason Hamas could be refusing the deal is because they might very well have something in the works which a ceasefire would not allow.
[edit on 16-1-2009 by Wormwood Squirm]