Gaza cease-fire will take 'some time,' Obama says
Gaza cease-fire will take 'some time,' Obama says

The attack by Palestinian militants on Israeli soldiers that ended a planned cease-fire will make it difficult for Israel to have confidence that Hamas will live up to any future cease-fire deal, President Obama said Friday. As a result, arranging a halt to fighting in the Gaza Strip "will take some time," Obama said at a White House news conference. "It's going to be very hard to put a cease-fire back together if the Israelis and the international community can't feel confident Hamas can follow through on a cease-fire commitment," he said. Obama's remarks underscored how the breakdown of the ceasefire appears to have brought his administration and...