“Much more needs to be done to protect civilians and to make sure that humanitarian assistance reaches them,” U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.
While Israel continues to fight Hamas, U.S. Secretary Antony Blinken shared the U.S. vision for post-war Gaza.
President Joe Biden's top diplomat traveled through the West Bank city of Ramallah in an armored motorcade and under tight security.
Exclusive: Antony Blinken Held Private Meeting With Officials Who Formally Protested U.S. Gaza Policy
The previously unreported meeting took place on Oct. 26, a former official told HuffPost.
After meeting Blinken, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel “refuses a temporary cease-fire that doesn’t include a return of our hostages."
A task force on preventing atrocities did not meet until two weeks into the war, and officials say department leaders are telling them their expertise won't affect policy.
The secretary of state was testifying before a Senate committee when pro-Palestinian demonstrators disrupted him.
The U.S. Secretary of State, though, explained the U.S. ally has no intention of running Gaza as the next day for the territory remains unclear.
Morale is low, and some staffers are preparing to formally express their opposition to President Joe Biden's approach, officials told HuffPost.
President Joe Biden is considering a trip to Israel in the coming days, but nothing has been finalized, a senior administration official said Sunday.