No surprise on this….
Biden and others have no leverage against the Israeli Prime Minister…
The US just approved a half billion arms for Israel….
Biden isn’t gonna hurt Israel for political reasons that Bibi Netanyahu is counting on….
Hames high want to stop firing rockets …
THAT WOULD actually might help things cool down…..
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday said he is “determined to continue” military operations against Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
His remarks come after an earlier call with President Biden, who told the Israeli premier “he expected a significant de-escalation today on the path to a ceasefire,” according to a readout of the call from the White House.
Netanyahu made his remarks in a video posted to Twitter and filmed outside Israel’s military headquarters in Tel Aviv, the Kirya.
The prime minister said he appreciates the support of Biden for “the State of Israel’s right to self-defense.”
But he continued, “I am determined to continue this operation until its objective is achieved: to restore the calm and security to you, citizens of Israel.”
Netanyahu’s remarks raise the risk that military operations against Hamas will continue, even as the Islamic-terror organization has expressed its support for a ceasefire and growing calls from the international community and U.S. members of Congress to immediately halt the violence….
This just window dressing….
The US will NOT withheld any military aid to Israel…..
A group of progressive House Democrats led by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) introduced a resolution aimed at blocking a $735 million arms sale to Israel.
The resolution is largely symbolic as Democratic leaders who support the sale are unlikely to give the legislation a vote and the window for lawmakers to force a vote to block the sale closes in a couple days. But the effort underscores the growing divide among Democrats on Israel as a bloody crisis in Gaza continues….