Biden administration straddles its personal ‘red line’ on Rafah invasion | EUROtoday

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Nearly two weeks into an Israeli offensive in Rafah, an invasion that President Biden warned months in the past may very well be a “red line” for continued U.S. assist of its battle in Gaza, the administration says that line has not but been crossed.

“If they go into Rafah, I’m not supplying the weapons … to deal with that problem,” Biden stated in an interview with CNN earlier this month, three days after Israel Defense Forces started operations on the outskirts of town. He famous that he had already paused a cargo of two,000-pound bombs that Israel had used to devastating impact in different city areas.