The former secretary of State said it looks like Israel is "overdoing" it.
The idea that Israel must choose between fighting Hamas and negotiating with Mahmoud Abbas is a...
Gaza's civilians will pay the heaviest price as Israel tries to maintain a failed policy.
The two leaders spoke Sunday morning.
"I hope the international community will not find a moral equivalence here," he said.
"People can't live that way," Kerry said.
Kerry said he would travel to the region to try to broker a cease-fire.
It will be up to Kerry to defend Obama from criticism on foreign policy.
No burning of the midnight oil for the Audacious One.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israel's defense minister ordered the operation.
"Hamas terrorists fired 3 mortars," the IDF tweeted.
Obama says he's confident foreign policy challenges will be met.
"We are very careful. We are not perfect," said Ambassador Ron Dermer.
“We don't want to see any more civilians getting killed,” Obama said.
Everywhere you look, a boundary is in dispute.
The Israeli prime minister called the group's actions a "double war crime."
"It scares me that he believes the world is in such good shape," the senator said.
Kerry apparently expressed frustration with swelling ground war between Israel, Hamas.
The IDF said it would not fire on a neighborhood for two hours after Red Cross request.
It is time to end the killing and carnage.
Obama offered support and caution for Israel's operation in Gaza.
"No child, whether they are Palestinian or Israeli, deserves to die," he said.
Israel and Hamas agreed to a five-hour, United Nations brokered pause Wednesday.
The $490 billion spending bill would also keep Apache helicopters in the National Guard.