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As the humanitarian toll in Gaza continues to climb and fears of a wider war grow, Americans are wary of direct military involvement in the conflict.
"We should never forget that ultimately people are the ones who suffer in war, and they are now being helped at least a little bit," Ivo Daalder tells Kate Bolduan.
When it comes to sustained US support for Kyiv, "gloomy is probably the right word to describe what's happening," says Ivo Daalder.