US Secretary of State Antony Blinken was back in Israel again this week for the fourth, fifth, or sixth time, depending on what one considers a visit.
However you want to count it, there is no question that he has become the face of the Biden administration's involvement in Israel's campaign to destroy Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
Despite the ongoing support from the White House, this visit from Blinken felt different. US frustration with Israel's war leadership was closer to the surface, and disagreements over core issues were at the center of discussions.
Blinken brought with him two prime worries from Washington.
Read the full article at the Times of Israel.
Lazar Berman is the Times of Israel's diplomatic reporter and a Middle East Forum Writing Fellow.