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Thread #172831   Message #4195413
Posted By: MaJoC the Filk
14-Jan-24 - 07:01 AM
Thread Name: BS: Hamas attacks Israel - part II
Subject: RE: BS: Hamas attacks Israel - part II
> Well, they have no oil, I suppose.

Until Hamas took over, I understand, Gaza was self-sufficient in food. The overall situation reminds me of Galbraith's quote in The Age of Uncertainty, attributed to "a high official of the Department of State to the author, 1974":

To understand the world you must know that the military establishments of the United States and the Soviet Union have united against the civilians of both countries.