Washington - Israel had not sought the green light from the
United States before launching its ground incursion against the
radical Islamic Hamas in the Gaza Strip, US Vice-President Dick
Cheney said Sunday.
'They didn't seek clearance or approval from us, certainly,'
Cheney told US television broadcaster CBC in an interview.
The Pentagon earlier said Washington had been informed of the
US Senate majority leader Harry Reid - a Democrat senator -
meanwhile showed solidarity with Israel. Hamas was an terrorist
organization that threatened the Jewish state with rocket attacks, he
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