ANALYSIS Who Won This Round in Gaza, Israel or Hamas? Only Time Will Tell

The true outcome of Operation Pillar of Defense will be clear in time: if there is quiet, the Netanyahu government can claim success, but if there isn't, the next military operation against Hamas will be with much greater force.

The agreement: At 9 P.M. Wednesday, immediately after the cease-fire took effect, the spin doctors went into high gear. Ministers, generals and their...