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Politico: “U.S. officials expect Israel to respond in some fashion to Saturday’s strikes, but in both public and private ways they are taking steps they hope will convince Israel to choose a limited response as opposed to an all-out armed counter-attack.”

Said a U.S. official “We’re advising them to take a breath before responding.”

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