Resumen del conflicto entre Israel y Gaza el 14/12/2023: Guerra en curso en territorio español.

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The tension between the United States and Israel regarding the management of the war in Gaza by the latter continues to slowly but steadily grow. This Thursday, US President Joe Biden explicitly asked Israel to “be more careful” with civilians in the Gaza Strip, where, according to Hamas, nearly 18,800 people have died since October 7. Hours earlier, the spokesman for the National Security Council, John Kirby, stated that Washington wanted the war to end “as soon as possible,” and following a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan told Israeli television that he had discussed with the prime minister a “reduction in the intensity of the conflict.”
This position of the US, which seeks to dispel both international and domestic rejection of the Israeli response to Hamas’ brutal attacks on October 7, contrasts with the Netanyahu government’s decision to take the war “to absolute victory,” a process that, according to Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant, could take “months.” And this entails maintaining a policy of massive bombings in which, according to a report from US intelligence cited by CNN, between 40% and 45% of the ammunition used by Israel in the Palestinian enclave does not have an automatic guidance system. The result is, according to the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Philippe Lazzarini, a situation where “wherever you go, you only see desperate, hungry, and terrified people,” as he recounted in Geneva after his trip to the Strip.

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