In Israel, Clinton Expresses Support for Israel

Notwithstanding the concerns some pro-Israel supporters have expressed in recent days about the tone of her statements, Secretary of State Hillary

Notwithstanding the concerns some pro-Israel supporters have expressed in recent days about the tone of her statements, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has gone about the business of being a forceful diplomat, promising yesterday to engage in “aggressive diplomacy with all sides” in the Middle East to ease humanitarian suffering in Gaza. 
Today, in her first remarks after meeting with Israeli president Shimon Peres in Jerusalem, she provided something more like what New Yorkers became accustomed to during her time as senator: an unequivocal statement in defense of Israel’s right to respond to Hamas rocket attacks.
“The continued rocket attacks against Israel must cease,” she said.

In Israel, Clinton Expresses Support for Israel