“We must all understand that the most potent weapons of war are the penis and the womb. Therefore, if you cannot convince a group to control its population by discussion, debate, intelligent analysis etc., you must consider their action in using the penis and the womb to increase population an act of war.” - Former Municipal Court Judge Jason G. Brent, Humans: An Endangered Species.
The Guardian: "The Israel-Palestine conflict is clearly not all about resources. But in an age of expensive energy, competition to dominate regional fossil fuels are increasingly influencing the critical decisions that can inflame war."
Palestine Pulse: With the increased population, the proportion of poor people in the Gaza Strip has increased to about 39% of the population, according to the Palestinian Center for Statistics. More than 21% of the population lives in extreme poverty.
According to experts, the absence of population policies in the Gaza Strip and the lack of strategic plans to cope with its growth has turned Gaza’s population into a ticking time bomb. “Population growth,” he said, “is a bomb that can explode at any time and result in economic, social, educational and health consequences.
BBC: Gaza population 'rising rapidly': The population of the Gaza Strip increased by almost 40% between 1997 and 2007, according to the results of a Palestinian census.
SQSwans: "The womb of the Arab woman is my strongest weapon" - Yasser Arafat.
MILINT Earth Day: Guerrylla Laws define the procreation and consumption behaviour of an individual as an Sustainable Leaver (aka Eco-Innocent) or Unsustainable Taker (aka Scarcity-Combatant), based upon a sustainable consumption bio-capacity of 1 global hectare (gha) (60 % of 1.8 gha) in accordance with the proactive conservation policies of Bhutan; multiplied by an individuals Breeding footprint factor of 20 per child.
Unsustainable Taker / Scarcity-Combatant:
* 0 children, consumption > 20 gha (Intn'l biocapacity (1 gha) x 20)
* 1 child, consumption > 1 gha (Intn'l biocapacity (1 gha (2007))
* 2 or more children.