Kerry Defends Israel

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Sec­re­tary of State John Kerry defended the Israeli offen­sive in Gaza dur­ing a BBC inter­view ear­lier today. Kerry said Israel had to pro­tect itself from Hamas rocket assaults, and its use of tun­nels to launch attacks against Israelis.
Kerry also crit­i­cized Hamas, blam­ing it in part for Pales­tin­ian deaths…