Hamas, the democratically elected rulers of Gaza, diverted humanitarian aid and economic investment into terrorist tunnels.
The poverty, dislocation and hopelessness in the Gaza Strip is a classic — perhaps the classic — example of the kid who killed his parents and then plead for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.
Self-caused: This is basis of the poverty, dislocation and hopelessness in Gaza.
It’s not Israel.
It’s not the US.
It’s not the UN.
It’s not history.