Netanyahu: Hamas Is Responsible for Putting Civilians in the Line of Fire

‘They’re pushing civilians, women, children, into the line of fire with the view of getting casualties’

Netanyahu: Hamas Is Responsible For Putting Civilians In The Line Of Fire (RealClearPolitics)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is blaming Hamas for the deadly violence in Gaza. He also defended the Israeli military's response to the unrest, saying it didn't go too far. Netanyahu spoke to "CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor in Jerusalem.


BIBI NETANYAHU: They're pushing civilians, women, children, into the line of fire with the view of getting casualties. We try to minimize casualties. They're trying to incur casualties in order to put pressure on Israel, which is horrible. 

JEFF GLOR: You said they want kids to die.

NETANYAHU: Yeah. 

GLOR: Putting kids in the line of fire. 

NETANYAHU: Yes. 

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