As world patience thins, Israel, Ukraine race against time
“Freezing the war, to me, means losing it.” Those words, spoken to Time magazine, go to the heart of why Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been resisting international pressure to call a halt to the fighting in Gaza. But it was not Mr. Netanyahu who said them. It was Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. For while these two very different leaders are fighting two very different wars, they face a strikingly similar political challenge.