The silence from Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia as well as US and EU leaders is a clear sign that Israel is doing their work for them. They all share the hope that Iran's evil proxy Hamas will be destroyed allowing the supposedly moderate Mahmoud Abbas to end the abuse of Palestinian Arabs as cannon-fodder for the Jihad.
But for the UN at least, the silence is only as good as the next hour’s news. It’s only a question of time before some accident or deliberate act of fratricide by Hamas produces a body count of children sufficient to prompt resolutions for cease-fire and the immediate withdrawal of Israeli troops.
On this occasion no amount of pressure or UN sanctions should deter Netanyahu from allowing the IDF to finish the job.
The lives of our soldiers and citizens are more important than trade agreements or fake praise from western countries that neither suffer the same threats nor understand the underlying death wish of our enemies … for themselves and for us.
As Benny Begin said during the last Gaza round: "I'd rather Israel was harshly criticized than elegantly eulogized".
This time Bibi must put his phone on silent.
Until Hamas is silenced.