It has long been the position of the IDF and other Israeli security agencies, that alleviating the living conditions of the people of Gaza is the best way to avert the eruption of violence.
Gaza 'on point of explosion' warns UN
Thousands of Palestinians surged across the border with Egypt last January after breaching the border fence in order to buy basic supplies which were no long obtainable in the Gaza Strip.
Abbas can cause Gaza to explode before the elections
if Abbas further cuts funds to Gaza we may not make it to elections without a military campaign.