9:58pm The IDF has adopted the “quiet will be met with quiet” operational directive and is only reacting to pinpoint Hamas rocket fire. When Hamas fired a few rockets earlier today the IDF fired at the area the rocket were launched from (Bet Lahiya, Gaza)
The government security cabinet is meeting to decide whether to accept the unconditional cease fire being requested by the UN and President Obama…or to continue the operation.
Previous Israeli Ambassador to the US, Michael Oren complained on IDF radio this past hour that the USA’s position is granting legitimacy to Hamas.
Update: The IDF is continuing to search and destroy Hamas terror tunnels.