Netanyahu Says Israel Can 'Win' Fight Against Hamas in Gaza Without US Help

Conflicts 20:26 16.05.2024

Amid growing international consternation over Tel Aviv’s stance on Rafah, with warnings that further military escalation could cause a “humanitarian catastrophe,” US President Joe Biden has been taking heat on the home front and abroad over continued support for Israel. Hence, Washington’s flip-flopping on weapons aid to its ally.

Israel will be able to “win” its fight against Hamas in Gaza even without US support, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told CNBC in an interview, Ednews reports.

The Israeli leader underscored that Tel Aviv “values and wants” American support, and vowed that he would personally do “everything that I can to get American support.” However, when asked point blank, “But can you win this fight without American support?” the PM responded curtly:

"Well, the answer is yes.”
 
 Netanyahu continued on, voicing, “appreciation” for the help received from the United States since the latest outbreak of the Palestine-Israel conflict.
He acknowledged “a disagreement on Gaza rather than on Rafah,” and noted that Israel was “doing what we have to do.”
 
“I hope we can see eye to eye with the United States. We’re talking to them. But ultimately we do what we have to do to protect the life of our nation,” Netanyahu emphasized.
 
Amid growing concerns expressed globally over Israel’s deepening offensive targeting Hamas in Rafah, the Biden administration has been engaged in a balancing act. While seemingly trying to restrict Tel Aviv to appease those outraged over the Gaza death toll and scale of the humanitarian catastrophe, Washington has maintained a steady weapons flow to its ally.

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