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The Greater Gaza Plan: Is Israel trying to force Palestinians into Sinai?

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Source: mondoweiss.net

What is Israel’s endgame in Gaza? It is a question that has been puzzling analysts and observers for some time. But indications of the future Israel and Washington may have in mind for Gaza are emerging.

Desperately overcrowded, short on basic resources like fresh water, blockaded for eight years by Israel, with its infrastructure intermittently destroyed by Israeli bombing campaigns, Gaza looks like a giant pressure cooker waiting to explode.

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Jumah today in Gaza: The walls might’ve been torn down, but the people have risen up (IMAGE)

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info-pictogram1 Jumah today in Gaza: The walls might’ve been torn down, but the people have risen up. #GazaWins #FreePalestine

THE WORLD QUITEST ROOM (IMAGE)

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Sometimes, you need a little peace and quiet to stay sane. But it turns out too much quiet can drive you crazy- or at least make you hallucinate. That’s what scientists at Orfield Labs in Minneapolis have found by studying how subjects react in their anechoic chamber, also known as the world’s quietest room. The sound level in the room, which actually has the Guinness World Record, is -9 decibels, compared to the average “quiet” room’s 30, according to MPR News.

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