Blinken in Israel: What can US diplomacy do to end the war?

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has returned to Israel to consult with officials over the conflict with Hamas. He’s arrived in Tel Aviv for his second visit in less than a week.

He’s scheduled to meet Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as well as President Isaac Herzog – along with their war cabinet. Blinken has been visiting leaders in several other countries in the region in recent days, including Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Egypt.