It has been one month since the attack by Hamas claimed the lives of 1,400 Israelis. Since then, the violence in Gaza has escalated, resulting in at least 10,000 Palestinian deaths.
Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has been traveling throughout the Middle East, seeking support for a humanitarian pause. However, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his allies are refusing to accept any form of ceasefire.
Minister Netanyahu seems determined to pursue his own course of action. This has been a recurring pattern with him and multiple US presidents. As the war continues, protesters from both sides of the conflict have gathered in DC.
Over the weekend, tens of thousands of protesters demanded that Israel cease fire, a stance that is not supported by the US..