Kerry faces bigger obstacles to Gaza truce than in past Mideast conflicts

By Anne Gearan, July 26, 2014

CAIRO — The hunt for a way to end fighting in the Gaza Strip that has killed more than 800 people is hobbled by a head-spinning litany of complications, chief among them for the United States that one combatant — Israel — is a close ally and the other — Hamas — a blacklisted semi-enemy.

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