Netanyahu party member says Israel made mistake in slowing pace of Gaza operation

Longtime Israeli politician and diplomat Danny Danon believes his country made a mistake in dragging out its military campaign in Gaza to satisfy outside interests.

Danon, a member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party and former ambassador to the United Nations, told the Washington Examiner that Israel changed “the mode of operation” after the weeklong ceasefire in late November 2023 to a slower pace to meet the requests of outside voices.

“I think we made a mistake,” he said. “Now we are acting slower. I think we should have continued full force ahead like we started the war. We could have finished by now.”

Israel’s former outgoing ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon on July 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Danon argued it was a mistake to make the changes to the way Israel was carrying out operations
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