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Top Biden Official Doubts “Israel” Can Achieve Total Victory in Gaza

Top Biden Official Doubts “Israel” Can Achieve Total Victory in Gaza
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By Staff, Agencies

US Deputy Secretary of State Kurt Campbell announced that US President Joe Biden’s administration does not see it likely or possible that “Israel” will achieve total victory in defeating Hamas in the Palestinian Gaza Strip.

Campbell's comments are the clearest to date from a top US official effectively admitting that “Israel's” current military strategy won't bring the result that it is aiming for.

“In some respects, we are struggling over what the theory of victory is,” Campbell said at a NATO Youth Summit in Miami. “Sometimes when we listen closely to ‘Israeli’ leaders, they talk about mostly the idea of.... a sweeping victory on the battlefield, total victory,” he said.

“Israeli” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has repeatedly vowed to achieve "total victory" against Hamas.

Likening the situation in Gaza to that of a recurring insurgency that the United States faced in Afghanistan and Iraq after its invasions there following the Sept. 11 attacks, Campbell said a political solution was required.

"I think we view that there has to be more of a political solution...What's different from the past in that sense, many countries want to move towards a political solution in which the rights of Palestinians are more respected,” he said.