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In Israel-Hamas Conflict, Washington Finds It Hard to Say ‘Cease- Fire’

Posted on AllSides May 19th, 2021
From The Center
foreign policy, Middle East, Joe BIden, Hamas, Israel

When violence breaks out in international hot spots, the typical U.S. response has been an immediate, forceful call for a cease-fire, and a demand that the combatants settle differences through negotiations.

When it came to the current flare up between Israelis and Palestinians, President Biden took more than a week to make such a call.

Even then, the White House was more cautious than in the past. The president only went so far as to say he “supported” a cease-fire, a statement that the administration’s critics saw as weak, especially...

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