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. 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 ceasef

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The American Spectator

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. 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 ceasef

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30 Jul 2014, 10:17 am

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?Hamas wants to kill as many Israeli civilians as possible. It’s been doing all it can to achieve that objective, for example launching missiles at Israel’s international airport and constructing tunnels to infiltrate terrorists into Israeli communities for the purpose of slaughtering an

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Murdock: No Cease-Fire until Last Hamas Leader is Gone

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