Both the administration and citizens have become increasingly critical of Israel’s response to Hamas attacks there, and these changes have been blamed by US officials on all sides of the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.
At that time, three or four days after brutal Hamas terrorists massacred more than 1,400 people in very different ways, in the wake of an Israeli leader’s vow to take “revenge for this difficult dark day” and to “destroy” Hamas hideouts from the air, which President Biden and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have offered strong support.
Mr. Biden said:
“I’ve told him that if the United States has had this good experience with Israel, our response will be swift and devastating, and decisive and overwhelming,” Mr. Biden told us during an Oct. 10 call between the two leaders. was told But most important was the president’s message, which, as he joined the mourning that was sweeping through Israel, had changed dramatically over the past three weeks. While they and their people declare unequivocal support for Israel, Mr. Biden is the president and his top fearsome military and diplomatic officials, and he has been increasingly critical of Israel’s response to the terror attacks and the unfolding humanitarian crisis there.
The president and his top senior aides are still holding out hope that a terrifying new major war between Israel and Hamas will finally restart talks on normalizing relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia and restart negotiations. Now the question is whether it can give any benefit to come.
The two-state solution and its solution in which Israel and Palestine still exist side by side. And Mr. Netanyahu has since long opposed such moves.The spokesman for the National Security Council is John F. or the world, and for the Palestinian people.” He said this on Monday.
But in the short term there, American and senior officials here and Israelis have become more strident in repeatedly reminding them that, even if
Hamas terrorists are intentionally or unintentionally mixing with civilians, operations must be designed to avoid non-military casualties and damage.
In the last few weeks, the Secretary of State and Anthony J. Blinken has said at the United Nations that it is “absolutely necessary to consider a humanitarian pause,” a step Israel has taken. are now rejected.
“Israel really has an obligation – really, an obligation – to defend itself and to do it, the way it does it and continues to do it,” said one person, . It is very important to understand that Gaza and the people in it need it.
What happened on Saturday or Sunday was when Israeli military leaders learned that brutal Hamas terrorists were using a small hospital in Gaza as a command center and said, Jake Sullivan, that one person, and the president’s chief national security a