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HomeStockPentagon’s maritime aid operation faces immediate obstacles in Gaza

Pentagon’s maritime aid operation faces immediate obstacles in Gaza

The Pentagon’s highly anticipated plan to deliver aid to suffering Palestinians via a floating pier off the Gaza Strip has encountered almost immediate logistical and security setbacks, officials said Tuesday, marking an inauspicious start to the mission intended to ease a severe humanitarian crisis there.

After desperate people seized food destined for a United Nations warehouse over the weekend, U.S., Israeli and aid officials have begun discussing alternative routes into Gaza, said Maj. Gen. Patrick Ryder, the Pentagon’s spokesman.

This post appeared first on The Washington Post
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