NYT vs. WaPo on Life in Gaza

Today’s Washington Post (12/21/10) brings a story by Janine Zacharia headlined, “Aid groups decry Israel’s Gaza constraints.” The lead: Despite recent moves by Israel to ease construction in the Gaza Strip, restrictions on building materials are hampering international humanitarian efforts while doing little to impede the Hamas-led government they are designed to weaken, aid and nongovernmental groups say. The groups say thatIsrael is “snarling the delivery of materials to international relief organizations struggling to build much-needed housing, schools and infrastructure projects.” Zacharia goes on: But even as Gaza’s economy shows signs of improvement, its humanitarian needs remain widespread. Thousands of […]