Barack Obama spoke out in regards to the battle between Israel and Palestine — and he says two issues should be acknowledged as true … on each side of this thorny concern.
The previous President was lately talking at an occasion, and his remarks have been captured by Pod Save America — which says his full interview is popping out Tuesday. However from the snippet they launched, BO says fairly a bit … and totally admits, that is difficult.
Have a look for your self to see what precisely he says … primarily, he condemns Hamas and the Oct. 7 terrorist assault on Israel — however in the identical breath, condemns Israel’s response.
He says there are harmless individuals in Gaza who’ve been wrapped up on this that don’t have anything to do with Hamas … and but, additionally notes the historical past of Jews being segregated/persecuted over their identification as a individuals. In different phrases, there’s validity in every POV right here.
When it comes to people debating this downside, Obama says it may well’t be hashed out on social media — and it may well’t be solved except everyone tells the “complete reality” a few complicated matter.
He additionally says individuals must study to talk to others on the alternative finish and have the ability to take action civilly … and encourages everybody to see that there is complicity on all fronts of this. It is a phrase salad, however for those who’re questioning what he is really arguing for now … you are outta luck.
Barack would not actually say what he thinks ought to occur going ahead, nor does he specify what precisely he is calling for at this level … at the very least not in what’s uploaded in the meanwhile. Maybe we’ll hear extra from him within the coming days.
Pres. Biden, in the meantime, has known as for a “pause” within the preventing .. however Israel is not budging. Their floor operation into Gaza continues as they search to search out the terrorists.