Time for EU to take on Israel

Demographic realities and environmental pressures will make the Gaza Strip an even more hellish place to live within the next few years, writes Éamonn Meehan.

24th August, 2014

The faltering attempts to bring even a short-term ceasefire agreement to Gaza do not bode well for the long-term future of this besieged strip of land.

A cessation of military attacks from the air, sea and land would remove the immediate threat of death from most of Gaza’s people. But there is a distinction between not dying and being able to live. Without an end to the cycle of violence, and a complete removal of...

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