Tagesspiegel: US peace plan for Gaza: Why Joe Biden needs success in the Middle East conflict


“Is this the beginning of the end of the Gaza war? On Monday, the UN Security Council adopted a ceasefire proposal in Gaza from US President Joe Biden. 14 countries agreed, only Russia abstained. Israel has been fighting the terrorist organization Hamas for eight months, and the international community is desperately looking for a way to end the war. The hope now is that the actors involved - Israel and Hamas - will also support the plan. It could not only be a step towards resolving the conflict in the Middle East, but could also be important for Biden's election campaign. […] "While Hamas would give up its guarantee of survival by releasing the hostages, Israel would have to release a considerable number of Palestinian prisoners, which could be exploited by Hamas for propaganda purposes," says Hans-Jakob Schindler of the international Counter Extremism Project.”

June 11, 2024
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