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Tue Dec 23, 2014, 06:02 PM


Report: Hamas using Gaza reconstruction materials to repair infiltration tunnels

(Gee what a shocker, NOT!)

Hamas has been reinforcing damaged tunnel network by means of diverted building materials that recently entered Gaza for reparation efforts, according to anonymous Palestinian sources

Hamas has reportedly begun repairing its network of underground infiltration tunnels damaged in the summer war with Israel, Israel Radio cited unnamed Palestinian sources as saying.

According to the report, Hamas has been reinforcing its tunnel offensive used against Israel by means of diverted cement and building materials that recently entered Gaza for reparation efforts following Operation Protective Edge.

The sources said that while the majority of construction materials have reached their intended destinations for use in rebuilding private home, Gaza's ruling Islamist group has obtained a share, Israel Radio reported.

In October, truckloads of cement and steel rolled into the Gaza Strip for the first time in a year.



Hamas has never intended to help the Gazans recover. They just want to keep trying (and failing) to destroy Israel as per their charter.

The only solution to this problem is removal of Hamas and its leaders and thrown into prison for a very long time for terroristic acitvities.

I also strongly support sanctions against funders of terror - Qatar. They must cease to flow oil dollars to terroristic activities.

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Just for Fun Dec 2014 OP
NaturalHigh Dec 2014 #1
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Response to Just for Fun (Original post)

Tue Dec 23, 2014, 06:19 PM

1. Does nobody even keep track of this stuff?

Generally, when funds and/or materials are handed over to a terrorist group, I think they should be monitored. Call me crazy...

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Response to NaturalHigh (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 24, 2014, 11:20 AM

2. Some do.

But corruption is a way of life. "Corruption" can be for personal gain, done out of theological or political zeal, done in exchange for protection or under duress, or paid as a kind of routine tax.

You are building something, you inflate what you need to be able to pay protection. Or your tithe.

If you're a wholesaler, you report a theft. You know who "stole" it--you provided the trucks--but you know those construction permits you applied for 3 months ago will be approved tomorrow.

You're a policeman and a theft is reported, you know the gangs in the area. You just don't bother to track them down until you know their merchandise has moved underground. (In Gaza, literally.)

Or if you're a local UN employee, you forget to report the theft. If the building material's then issued or even sold to somebody who doesn't actually exist, only a low-level audit that entails actually going out to visit the sites that materials were allegedly used in will discover that the building never happened.

Or you just skimp on construction, knowing that a small bribe or a bit of theological or political unity will provide the support that the absent building materials won't. Unless you actually measure the volume of concrete and x-raying to see if the construction iron's actually where it's supposed to be will find the problem. The only way you'll find problems is after the building collapses under its own weight or a bomb from the next Operation Crush Hamas levels a building that should easily have withstood the shock wave from 50 feet away.

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Response to Just for Fun (Original post)

Wed Dec 24, 2014, 06:14 PM

3. Unbelievable

And what about the Gazans?

Such evil in the Middle East currently.

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