Israel has every right to defend itself, but by doing this, one may legitimately question whether or not this is a defensive action or a wildly disproportional response to a bombing campaign that, frankly, wasn't all that successful, if the death of many Israelis was the pint. While this report is from the end of December 2008, it is a good representation of the historic numbers.
John Ging, an Irishman who directs operations in Gaza for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, entered Gaza on Monday as journalists were kept out. He told Palestinian reporters in Gaza that the policy was a problem.
“For the truth to get out, journalists have to get in,” he said.