Clinton in Israel: We're Pushing for 'Durable' Peace
Reports say cease-fire deal is close
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 20, 2012 3:42 PM CST
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at Singapore Management University, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Singapore.   (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, Pool)

(Newser) – Hillary Clinton said the US is pushing for a "durable outcome" promoting stability following Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip. Clinton spoke alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today after she traveled to the region to help forge a cease-fire after a week of fighting between Israel and Gaza militants. She said "the goal must be a durable outcome that promotes regional stability and advances the security and legitimate aspirations of Israelis and Palestinians alike."

Netanyahu said Israel would welcome a diplomatic solution to the crisis, but he threatened further military activity and said he is ready to take "whatever action" is necessary. Earlier, as international diplomats worked to cement a deal, a senior Hamas official said an agreement was close even as relentless airstrikes and rocket attacks between the two sides continued.

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Nov 21, 2012 11:24 AM CST
These people don't want peace; have never known peace; don't care about peace. Never have, never will. "Durable" hee!...hee!...ho! That is soooo ridiculous.
Nov 21, 2012 11:22 AM CST
What was that? "Durable"...wha...ha!, ha!, ha!, ha!, ha!, ho!, ho!, bwah!, hah!, hah!, hah!, hah!, oho!, ho!, ho!, ho!...choke!...can't!...breath!..ha!, ha!, ha!, ha!, oh man!..."durable"...huh!...huh!..bwah!..hah!...hah! Oh, Jesus, that's good!
Nov 21, 2012 11:11 AM CST
WHEN Mosses brought the Jews to the "Promised Land" - who lived on the land BEFORE the Jews came? --- The Jews took the "Promised Land" from the Arabs living there, didn't they? --- And then the UN took the "Promised Land" from the Arabs again, and gave it to the Israelis. --- So tell me, who has the TRUE birthright to what the Muslims call Palestine, and the Jews call Israel? --- THIS is what divides the Muslims and Israelis, and NOTHING can solve this real problem of rightful ownership. -- God told Mosses, and Allah told Muhammad? ------- REALLY