Israel buried her war dead while continuing the grim task of destroying Hamas tunnel network. Meanwhile, the ever-flaccid John Kerry, after griping about Israel, “We’ve got to get over there. I think we ought to go tonight,” announced $47 million in humanitarian aid for Gaza.
Kerry didn’t fly to Israel. You see, he wasn’t invited there. Instead, he flew to Cairo, to insert himself into ongoing ceasefire talks. So instead of “sitting around” in Washington with no role in the negotiations, he’s sitting around in Cairo, with no role in the negotiations.
Why on earth would anyone expect that this money would be spent differently by Hamas than every other grant, aid, or transfer to Hamas, ever? Instead of building homes, they build tunnels. Instead of building bomb shelters for people, they build rockets. Mr. Kerry, haven’t you heard the phrase “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results”?
Our State Department and the UN act as if Israel is their enemy.