U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Tel Aviv, Israel on Tuesday CNN reported, as part of an effort to broker a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas. Clinton will meet with regional leaders in Jerusalem, Ramallah and Cairo. Clinton will be speaking with the Palestinian Authority rather than Hamas, which the United States does not recognize diplomatically.
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