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Shock: Blinken Tells Israel It Lacks ‘Credit’ to Defeat Hamas

via NBC

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned Israel that it lacks the “credit” to conduct a prolonged military campaign to defeat Hamas in southern Gaza.

He emphasized the need for more precise and cautious attacks to avoid civilian casualties and damage to UN facilities.

Blinken’s private remarks highlight the contradictions in U.S. policy towards Israel’s military operations. (Trending: Another Major Company Goes Woke And Goes Broke)

“You can’t operate in southern Gaza in the way you did in the north. There are two million Palestinians there,” Blinken said.

“You need to evacuate fewer people from their homes, be more accurate in the attacks, not hit UN facilities, and ensure that there are enough protected areas [for civilians]. And if not? Then not to attack where there is a civilian population.”

“What is your system of operation?”

IDF Chief Herzi Halevi responded, “We follow a number of principles — proportionality, distinction, and the laws of war.”

“There were instances where we attacked on the basis of those principles, and instances where we decided not to attack, because we waited for a better opportunity.”

Defense Minister Yoav Gallant jumped in, saying, “the entire Israeli society is united behind the goal of dismantling Hamas, even if it takes months.”

“I don’t think you have the credit for that,” said Blinken.

The Biden administration’s stance on supporting Israel’s actions while also addressing civilian displacement in Gaza has created tensions.

Additionally, there is pressure on the administration to shift away from supporting Israel due to concerns about civilian casualties.

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