The Biden administration is facing mounting criticism after vetoing a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. The veto, which came during an emergency meeting on Friday, December 11th, drew condemnation from global leaders and human rights groups.
State Department spokesperson Matthew Miller defended the administration's decision, emphasizing their support for "temporary pauses in fighting" to allow for humanitarian aid delivery and the release of Israeli hostages held by Hamas. Miller argued that a ceasefire resolution at this time would not be conducive to achieving a sustainable and lasting solution to the. . .