Middle East

War shows limits of White House influence

Palestinians salvage a satellite dish from the ruins of their house, which witnesses said was destroyed during the Israeli offensive, on the fourth day of a five-day ceasefire in Johr El-Deek village near the central Gaza Strip August 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on August 18, 2014, on page 9.




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