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Why doesn't Egypt help Gazans?

Why doesn't Egypt help Gazans?

The Dan Rodricks article on Gaza (“How Trump and his son-in-law hurt humanitarian efforts in Gaza,” Dec. 9) overlooks some key facts.

A key one is geographic. Gaza is not just an "enclave between Israel and the Mediterranean Sea," as is often incompletely described. It has a border with Egypt too. This is important because Egypt — as a fellow Arab Muslim country — is certainly in a position to help Gazans who are suffering way too much. So why isn’t Egypt doing this?

There are many answers, but among them are that the Gazans, in 2006, voted in Hamas. Since then...

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