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And live -- Israeli Gaza border Middle East crisis is now.
In the one weekend.
-- they seven and the US is now today getting directly involved secretary of state Hillary Clinton is in the air at this hour all the way to Israel she will meet with.
Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and that injection and Palestinian officials.
We have balloons that are -- -- the Israeli -- Let's go first Douglas -- weigh in Washington with the latest details on the secretary's latest mission and this is going to be a tough one -- have.
-- rancher is that we have learned that secretary of state Clinton just departed from -- and the Asian summit and is now headed to Jerusalem.
To meet with prime minister Netanyahu.
Then -- move on to Ramallah to meet with Palestinian Authority officials -- to Egypt to meet with president Mohamed Morsi.
All in an effort to ease the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza.
-- visits will build on the engagement.
That we've undertaken over the last several days including engagement by President Obama and Secretary Clinton with leaders in the region and to support.
-- note that deputy national security advisor Ben rose just said that -- Secretary Clinton will be seeking a quote.
It may be an indication that the US is influence is limited in the face of continued bloodshed there.
Further since the US recognizes Hamas as a terrorist organization.
Clinton is forbidden from meeting with the very leadership that is ordering the rocket attacks against Israel.
Some are also concerned that -- -- meeting with Egypt's president -- may be ineffectual given that -- is a member of the Muslim Brotherhood.
And has expressed solidarity with Hamas.
Still the administration says this morning that -- has been quite constructive conversations that the US has had with them thus far so we shall see high stakes -- Absolutely and Turkey playing a -- to it seems to be leaning more towards the -- -- point of view thanks I've got.
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