Giora Eiland: Cut off all water and electricity to Gaza

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 29, 2007 20:01

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Israel should completely cut off all water and electricity supplies to Gaza, Maj.-Gen. (res.) Giora Eiland, former head of the National Security Council, told Israel Radio Monday. Eiland added that the point of such a move would not be to punish the residents of the strip but rather to apply pressure on the Hamas government. The Hamas government was the first government that not only controlled the goings-on in the Strip but also considered itself responsible for what transpired there, he said, which was why such sanctions could be effective. Eiland warned that if Israel did not take such steps it would be forced into an extensive ground operation in Gaza.

Related Content

Jisr az-Zarq
April 3, 2014
Residents of Jisr az-Zarqa beckon Israel Trail hikers to enjoy their town

By SHARON UDASIN