Ahead of Peace Talks, Rocket Fire and Air Strikes

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August 14, 2013 AT 6:59 PM
Shortly before Israelis and Palestinians sat down for the first direct negotiations here in five years, Israeli war planes struck two sites in Gaza in response to rockets fired from the Palestinian enclave. The rocket fire and counterattack demonstrated the obstacles the talks face in achieving Washington?s stated goal of reaching a resolution within nine months.