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Gaza: the tunnel economy

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Robin Lustig | 16:53 UK time, Saturday, 17 October 2009

Did you know that, until a couple of months ago, there was a fully-functioning, illegal road tunnel that you could drive along to get from Egypt to Gaza? Or that 80 per cent of Gaza's imports are smuggled in through a highly-sophisticated network of tunnels?

There's a fascinating -- and detailed -- picture of the Gaza tunnel economy in the latest edition of the London Review of Books.


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