U.S. Sticks to Its Position on Israel as Gaza Crisis Deepens

The Biden administration is urging Israel to increase efforts to protect civilians

No public discussion of consequences has been made by the Biden administration

The Biden administration's stance differs from many Arab countries

During a visit to Washington, ministers from Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations

The United States vetoed a Security Council resolution for a humanitarian cease-fire

The Biden administration faces pressure both domestically and internationally

White House officials dismiss the idea of cutting or conditioning military aid to Israel

Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III and Vice President Kamala Harris have also called on Israel to conduct its operations with greater care.