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#1 "Destroying the tunnels ... is not the best solution, as the tunnels provide a living for many people on both sides of the tunnel" > well, aren't we in a quandry, aren't we???
IIRC, during the Cold War, Egypt viewed the tunnels as a PDeniable way of both attacking victorious Israel while also keeping Egyptian Mil, Civie casualties to a minimum due to the utility of State, Regional Terror proxies. AFAIK, this view remained intact even as Begin + Sadat were signing the 1979 Peace Accords.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-08-29 22:52||