Livni: The reason for the blockade on Gaza was not to punish the Palestinians but to continue to delegitimize Hamas.
Q: Might Israel do more for the Palestinian people?
Livni: I know that there is no humanitarian crisis.
Q: Why do you say that?
Livni: The crossings are open for humanitarian needs. I suggested in the past to put cameras online, on the Internet, for the world to see all the goods entering Gaza. This was my suggestion when I was foreign minister.
Q: You're the leader of the centrist Kadima Party, which is an opposition party. Yet you don't sound very opposed to the views of the ruling party.
Livni: On the right of Israel to exist and to defend itself, there is no opposition in Israel.
(New York Times Magazine)