Netanyahu Sugarcoats Going-it-alone in Gaza by Praising Obama’s 'Terrific' Support

Israel’s decision to abandon Kerry’s cease-fire efforts deprives Hamas of gains, ejects Qatar and Turkey from the game and puts the U.S in the bleachers - but may come at a steep price.

The Israeli cabinet’s decision to abandon talks on a mediated cease-fire and to unilaterally decide if and when its Gaza operations come to an end was based...