The United Nations is appealing for peace in Gaza. The Security Council has called for an immediate and unconditional cease-fire, and the Secretary-General says the Gaza strip is in critical condition. The leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, House Speaker John Boehner, said Monday that support for Israel must be the United States’ main focus and not peace mediation in a subtle jab at the Obama administration.
CCTV’s Nick Harper reports from the UN headquarters in New York.
For more on the latest violence in Gaza, political commentator Fadi Elsalameen joins the show.
He is an adjunct Senior Fellow at the American Security Project, and a fellow with the New America Foundation’s American Strategy Program.
Originally posted on CCTV-America.com