You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade now to a modern browser in order to benefit of all our site's features: Chrome, FireFox, Opera, Safari or Internet Explorer. [Close]

The Official Blog of Fox News Channel

Naftali Bennett, Fmr. Chief of Staff to Netanyahu: Israel-Gaza Ceasefire Is Not Yet Imminent

While Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has indicated that a ceasefire between Israel and Gaza militants is imminent, Naftali Bennett, former chief of staff to Benjamin Netanyahu, said that’s not yet true during an appearance on America’s Newsroom moments ago. “Right now, we’ve got thousands of soldiers on the border ready to go in order to defend ourselves from the rain of missiles that’s been hitting our cities.”

Word of Hillary Clinton’s trip to Israel is good news, but Bennett stressed, “The only acceptable result of this situation is a total dismantle of the ability of Hamas to shoot more missiles on Israeli cities.”

Bennett said they’ve made some progress toward that goal. “We’ve taken out hundreds of missile launchers and a tremendous amount of infrastructure, terror infrastructure. Also, fortunately, the head of the terror organization was killed.” Bennett fears that if a ceasefire is reached, it will only take Hamas a few days to reorganize and begin shooting again. “We either have to go in and clean it up or demand a dismantling of the Hamas.”

Leave a Comment0

Today's Front Page Stories

Don't want to keep checking back here for the latest from Fox News? That's cool. We'll come to you ...

Connect with Fox News


Stay connected with the most-trusted name in cable news through exclusive videos, blogs, polls, contests and behind-the-scene details.

Get More Fox!

Greta Is Wired! is the official blog of Greta Van Susteren. Get Greta’s breaking news alerts, pictures, videos, polls, and behind-the-scenes exclusives. Plus, speak out on open threads, as well as the live chat page. Connect to the GretaWire community ... and to Greta herself!

Fox News Presents: 'My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck'

Fox News Channel presents an exciting new feature series, My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck. From the quirky to the inspirational, "My America" reveals who we are as a nation – driven, passionate and uniquely American. Watch the latest installment, an up-close look at the beloved Oscar Mayer Wienermobile!