Thousands of Israeli soldiers are poised on the Gaza border. Israel's ambassador to the U.S. said a ground war is a possibility.
But do Israel's threats add up?
OutFront tonight: Fmr. Netanyahu Chief of Staff Naftali Bennett and Ed Husain Sr. Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations.
What happens if the fighting escalates and turns into an all-out ground war?
Israel has 14 times the number of ground troops as Hamas - not to mention some of the most sophisticated hardware in the world.
But there are very good reasons why they haven't just plunged in. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports why the numbers are just part of the scenario.
American internet tycoon John McAfee is believed to be in hiding in Belize, after the murder of his neighbor on an island off the central American coast.
While McAfee is not being called a suspect, police want to question him.
Our Martin Savidge has the story.