June 19, 2014

Israel Treads Fine Line in Hunt for Teens

Raphael Ahren, Times of Israel

The Associated Press

It is already apparent that the international community does not necessarily believe Israel’s claim that Hamas is behind the kidnapping. In their carefully crafted written condemnations, world leaders avoided mentioning who they think could be behind the crime. Even if Hamas’s involvement were to be proved incontrovertibly, it is unlikely they will pressure Abbas to break up the unity government, as they consider it a technocratic body.

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