Posted by | November 17, 2012 13:47 | Filed under: Top Stories

President Obama reached out to Turkey’s Prime Minister, Tayyip Erdogan, to talk about how they could work together to end violence between Israelis and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

Ben Rhodes, White House deputy national security adviser, told reporters the United States “wants the same thing as the Israelis want,” which is an end to rocket attacks on Israel by Palestinian militants in Gaza.

The United States is emphasizing diplomacy and “de-escalation” as keys to solving the conflict, Rhodes said.

By: Alan Colmes

Alan Colmes is the publisher of Liberaland.