A note from a Palestinian in Gaza
Aussie Dave at IsraellyCool posts up a notice from a thinking Palestinian in Gaza:
So another war has started, don’t care who is to blame or who started it. What I do know that having rockets thrown at you is scary as hell. I’m liking the direction this war/conflict is taking. There hasn’t been many Palestinian causalities so far, and I’m loving the Iron dome (hopefully you will one day develop the technology that can stop every rocket). Hopefully it stays this way and doesn’t get any bloodier. Also, I hope the IDF won’t do half a job and perhaps take over Gaza again, I think Israel did a mistake giving it back…
Anyways, why do I as a Palestinian share this opinion? Well, I’m sick of all this. I truly am. Sure Palestinians voted for Hamas, but had they known the suffering Gazans had to endure, they probably wouldn’t have voted for hamas. Besides, it’s not like Hamas benefited Palestinians in any way in the past years. Israel initiated the blockade on Gaza, Hamas made tunnels that’s now controlled by them (like a mafia). See what I hate about this situation is the status quo, if Israel leaves Hamas alone, Gaza would remain under blockade for many years to come, and Hamas would still control tunnels using taxes earned to get rich or send of a couple of rockets every month to Israel as a sign of ‘resistance’. Perhaps getting rid of Hamas and taking control of Gaza might get us closer to peace.
Stay safe, friend. We need you and others like you to build a future that can be peaceful and prosperous and beautiful for all of us here in this war and faction torn region.