A resolution supporting Israel's right to defend itself against Hamas, and for other purposes.

July 29, 2014
July 29, 2014
Agreed to in Senate

Introduced and agreed to in the midst of Israel’s escalating assault on the Gaza Strip, this resolution laments the loss of innocent civilian life; condemns the 7/23/14 UNHRC resolution calling for an investigation into, inter alia, Israel’s violations of international humanitarian law during Operation Protective Edge; supports Israel’s right to defend itself; condemns Hamas’s ‘terrorist actions’; supports U.S. mediation efforts; and supports additional funding to replenish Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system and to enhance Israel’s defensive capabilities.

7 cosponsors (4R, 3D).

Last major action: 7/29/14 Agreed to in the Senate by unanimous consent.

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