Israel Isn't Alone in Disliking Kerry's Ceasefire Proposal

30 Jul 2014, 11:47 am

Lucy Schouten tells us that Israel did not like Secretary of State John Kerry’s ceasefire proposal and made no secret of their displeasure. (1) Well, no kidding. By my count, there have been at least five ceasefires all of which Hamas has broken. The difference between the other negotiated ce

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Israel Isn't Alone in Disliking Kerry's Ceasefire Proposal

Lucy Schouten tells us that Israel did not like Secretary of State John Kerry’s ceasefire proposal and made no secret of their displeasure. (1) Well, no kidding. By my count, there have been at least five ceasefires all of which Hamas has broken. The difference between the other negotiated ce

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