The US authorizes the sending of extra bombs and fighter planes to Israel, in response to the 'Washington Post' | EUROtoday

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President Joe Biden's Administration “quietly” approved this week the cargo of extra bombs y fighter jets a Israelin response to the newspaper The Washington Post. The switch of tens of millions of {dollars} in navy tools is carried out regardless of Washington's considerations about an early navy offensive in southern Gaza that might threaten the lives of a whole lot of 1000’s of Palestinian civilians, the newspaper highlights. And in a state of affairs of current discrepancies between each governments, which even led to the cancellation of a visit by Israeli advisors to Washington because of the US abstention within the UN Security Council wherein a decision urging a truce was permitted speedy, one thing unfulfilled by Israel.

The navy tools contains greater than 1,800 2,000-pound MK84 bombs, which have been linked to mass deaths all through the battle, and 500 500-pound MK82 bombs, Pentagon and State Department officers preferring anonymity informed the newspaper. as a result of this new switch was not public.

The newspaper additionally highlights that the MK84 bombs can stage metropolis blocks and go away craters within the floor 40 ft (12 meters) huge or extra, and are nearly by no means utilized by Western armies in extremely populated locations because of the threat of civilian casualties.

The complete variety of deaths within the Gaza Strip has exceeded 32.700after nearly six months of the Israeli offensive in that space, which started on October 7. The Washington Post remembers that Israel has used such bombs extensively in Gaza, in response to a number of reviews, particularly within the bombing of a refugee camp on October 31.

This week there have been disagreements between Israel and the US that led to the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, will cancel the go to of two of his high advisors to Washington. Netanyahu mentioned the US motion on the UN was “a clear retreat from its consistent position on the Security Council since the beginning of the war.”

The newspaper remembers that the cargo of weapons to Israel worries even Biden's Democratic allies, who take into account that the US has a duty to retain weapons within the absence of an Israeli dedication to restrict civilian casualties.