AS U.S. INTERVENES AT U.N. FOR ISRAEL, OTHER WORLD BODIES ENTER THE BREACH – Jerusalem Post

Israel is bracing to deal with consecutive weeks of violence on the border, and doesn’t want its ability to deal with it as it sees fit to be hindered or restrained through diplomatic maneuvers. But having the US have your back at the UN does not mean your problems are over.

If Washington may ensure that the Security Council does not have a chilling effect on Israel’s ability to prevent a breach of the border, a completely different message came out of The Hague on Sunday when International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said that both IDF and Hamas actions could potentially constitute war crimes – Israel because of the use of “violence against civilians,” and Hamas because of the “use of civilian presence for the purpose of shielding military activities.”

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