Can Biden’s Skillful Diplomacy Ease Middle Eastern Tensions?

The Biden Administration struck the perfect moderate pitch during the latest Israel-Hamas flare up. Will it be enough?

Tel Aviv, Israel. (photo: Unsplash. @nicolebaster)

“Following up on our quiet, intensive diplomacy to bring about a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, I have asked my Secretary of State, Tony Blinken, to travel to the Middle East this week,” read a May 24 statement by President Joe Biden.