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US President Barack Obama speaking on the phone aboard Air Force One.

Israel’s ‘strongest supporter’ is already wavering. Doubts about the wisdom of continuing Operation Protective Edge are being expressed from the White House as soon as the IDF struck a decisive blow in a Gaza neighborhood where Hamas terrorists stored some of their most deadly missiles. The ordnance was, of course, stashed under civilian buildings — a mosque, a hospital, a children’s playround, and more.

For three days the IDF dropped flyers, called homes and sent SMS text messages warning residents to leave the area so they would not be harmed when the attack began. Hamas pressured its people not to. Some had the sense to flee the area, and others chose to remain as human shields. The brutal, bloody firefight in Seijaiya cost a lot of lives on both sides and panicked leaders around the world — including officials in the White House.

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In his second call to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu since Friday, U.S. President Barack Obama expressed “serious concern about the growing number of casualties” in Gaza.

Israel’s prime minister was also notified during the call that Obama was sending Secretary of State John Kerry back to the region. Kerry was boarding a plane to head for Cairo, where he would pressure Israel and Hamas to negotiate another cease fire.

According to a statement issued by the White House, the move was aimed at helping ‘protect civilians in both Gaza and Israel.’ United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, meanwhile, has called on Israel to “exercise maximum restraint and do far more to protect civilians” without specifying exactly how the IDF should accomplish that task. He also called on Hamas to end its rocket fire from Gaza.

The IDF drops flyers warning civilians in every target neighborhood prior to an attack, calls homes and sends SMS text messages asking residents to leave the area hours and sometimes days before carrying out operations – all of which puts its own forces in danger and of course alerts the enemy to its plans. Not one armed force of any other nation in the world does the same.

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54 COMMENTS

  1. He is not a Muslim (it has been established)- his step dad, who he lived with for approximately a year when he was a child was a Muslim, but Obama spent the last 25+ years in a Christian church. Even “sleeper cells” do not spend that many years embedded in a religion that they do not believe in, so it is pretty well concrete that he is clearly NOT a Muslim.
    Due to spending that year in his childhood living with a Muslim, though, allows him to understand, a little better than most, both sides of the issue.
    The reason he is wavering is because of the civilian casualties– and that is due directly to Hamas using civilians as human shields.

  2. Waleed, Obama is NOT a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, but in an attempt to get the ex-Egyptian leadership out, Obama did support (not directly, though) the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt– it was like at that moment in history the lesser of the two evils..

  3. Allison Powell, you are right, you do not know whats going on,,, read up on it..missles into Israel over ten years, and now they are tired of their citizens being attacked..Suiicide bombers killing many many people, children, women, anyone just on a bus etc,, for years,, in Israel unril, they bult a wall to guard against them..live in a country that fires missles at you, then now under a terrorist group leaders,,,which uses palestians people to fight behind, and love seeing get killed as a propaganda against Israel,, and currently their own Palestine president is living it up in a 5 star hotel,,, yes, you need to educate yourself,, sorry, but looking at a picture is very simple minded conclusion on your part. Conclusion, Palestine is under a terrorist rule who uses them to get killed for their own propaganda. Israel leaves warnings, calls , do everything they can to get innocent civilians to leave before that area is attacked,, and these terrorists hide their missles, weapons, and everything among the civilians,,,, Hamas tells them to not leave..hamas slogan..We Live to Die….I feel, great sorry for these civilians,, just like i do with the thousands killed from this same terrorists in deadly syrian gas about three years ago, the same going on in Iraq,,

  4. Allison Powell, you are right, you do not know whats going on,,, read up on it..missles into Israel over ten years, and now they are tired of their citizens being attacked..Suiicide bombers killing many many people, children, women, anyone just on a bus etc,, for years,, in Israel unril, they bult a wall to guard against them..live in a country that fires missles at you, then now under a terrorist group leaders,,,which uses palestians people to fight behind, and love seeing get killed as a propaganda against Israel,, and currently their own Palestine president is living it up in a 5 star hotel,,, yes, you need to educate yourself,, sorry, but looking at a picture is very simple minded conclusion on your part. Conclusion, Palestine is under a terrorist rule who uses them to get killed for their own propaganda. Israel leaves warnings, calls , do everything they can to get innocent civilians to leave before that area is attacked,, and these terrorists hide their missles, weapons, and everything among the civilians,,,, Hamas tells them to not leave..hamas slogan..We Live to Die….I feel, great sorry for these civilians,, just like i do with the thousands killed from this same terrorists in deadly syrian gas about three years ago, the same going on in Iraq,,

  5. Allison Powell, you are right, you do not know whats going on,,, read up on it..missles into Israel over ten years, and now they are tired of their citizens being attacked..Suiicide bombers killing many many people, children, women, anyone just on a bus etc,, for years,, in Israel unril, they bult a wall to guard against them..live in a country that fires missles at you, then now under a terrorist group leaders,,,which uses palestians people to fight behind, and love seeing get killed as a propaganda against Israel,, and currently their own Palestine president is living it up in a 5 star hotel,,, yes, you need to educate yourself,, sorry, but looking at a picture is very simple minded conclusion on your part. Conclusion, Palestine is under a terrorist rule who uses them to get killed for their own propaganda. Israel leaves warnings, calls , do everything they can to get innocent civilians to leave before that area is attacked,, and these terrorists hide their missles, weapons, and everything among the civilians,,,, Hamas tells them to not leave..hamas slogan..We Live to Die….I feel, great sorry for these civilians,, just like i do with the thousands killed from this same terrorists in deadly syrian gas about three years ago, the same going on in Iraq,,

  6. Actually, and most Americans may not know this, but he can be whatever the f*ck he wants to be. He is not Muslim, he’s worse–a christian. But if he wanted to be a Muslim, a Muslim can be whatever he wants just like anyone else in the US. You retards think you can say Muslim as a pretext to make one lie after another.Lying used to be a Christian and Muslim thing. Let’s not aid them.

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