Gaza: Israel's $4 billion gas grab

Ahmed, Nafeez
http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2482929/gaza_israels_4_billion_gas_grab.html

Publisher:  The Ecologist
Date Written:  18/07/2014
Year Published:  2014  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17067

The purpose of Israel's escalating assault on Gaza is to control the Territory's 1.4 trillion cubic feet of gas - and so keep Palestine poor and weak, gain massive export revenues, and avert its own domestic energy crisis. If Palestinians develop their own gas resources, the resulting economic transformation could in turn fundamentally increase Palestinian clout.

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