This is the precise truth!! … another eye-opener for me! Disappointment … “Is that not what the US has been doing for 50 years … ’quiet diplomacy’ equates to do nothing and leave status quo in place. This will do nothing to calm the chaos that has been created in the Middle East. The US needs to step up and stop bowing to the almighty dollar and do what they preach in front of the cameras.”
After almost 2 weeks of intense fighting between Israel and Hamas and many lives lost an agreement has been reached…..
Israel on Thursday announced a cease-fire in the bruising 11-day war against Hamas militants that caused widespread destruction in the Gaza Strip and brought life in much of Israel to a standstill, per the AP. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office announced the cease-fire after a late-night meeting of his Security Cabinet. The statement said the timing of the cease-fire was still being worked out. One member of the Security Cabinet said it would take effect at 2am, roughly three hours after the announcement. A Hamas official, meanwhile, said the declaration of a truce was a defeat for Netanyahu and “a victory to the Palestinian people.”
Ali Barakeh, a member of Hamas’ Arab and Islamic relations bureau, said the militants will remain on alert until they hear from mediators. Once…
View original post 306 more words