Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Hamas and Civil Society in GazaEngaging the Islamist Social Sector$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Sara Roy

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780691159676

Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017

DOI: 10.23943/princeton/9780691159676.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM PRINCETON SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.princeton.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Princeton University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in PRSO for personal use.date: 02 July 2022

Postscript

Postscript

The Devastation of Gaza—Some Additional Reflections on Where We Are Now

Chapter:
(p.226) Postscript
Source:
Hamas and Civil Society in Gaza
Author(s):

Sara Roy

Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691159676.003.0008

This concluding chapter offers a brief commentary on the implications and repercussions from Israel's 2008–2009 attack on Gaza, and on Gaza's current situation. The devastating assault on Gaza was not only about destroying Hamas as a political force. This was an attack against the Palestinian people and their continued resistance, as well as their continued refusal to accede to Israeli demands and conditions. The Israeli government argued that since all Palestinians in Gaza supported Hamas, there were no true civilians in Gaza and all attacks against them were therefore justified, including the reduction and denial of humanitarian supplies, military incursions and invasions, and the continued assassination of the Hamas leadership.

Keywords:   Israel, Gaza, Hamas, Palestinian people, political force, humanitarian supplies

Princeton Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.