November 19th, 2012
05:26 PM ET

Israeli ambassador says hopes to avoid a ground invasion into Gaza, but ready

Israel has completed its planning and is prepared to go ahead with a ground invasion into Gaza if necessary, the Israeli ambassador to the United States said Monday.

Michael Oren underscored that Israel would like to avoid a ground operation, but is ready to act if needed. The ambassador spoke to reporters at a briefing at Israel’s embassy in Washington.

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  1. Guantamamo Inmate

    This is clearly biased reporting at it's finest ! Bravo Cnn

    November 19, 2012 at 6:25 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Guantamamo Inmate

    And the damage done by Israel ?

    November 19, 2012 at 6:27 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Guantamamo Inmate

    How about mentioning 10 members of ONE family killed by Israeli air strikes apparently aimed at killing a Hamas or Islamic Jihad leader. How about that Cnn ?

    November 19, 2012 at 6:30 pm | Report abuse |