Talks have been held in several occasions, to no avail, because the pals don?t honor their agreements. Permit me to disagree with you. Targeted killings are effective. Look at how hamas is asking for a truce. Even if the number of pals sacrificing their children is small, they are causing big harm to Israel and the pals themselves.
Supreme Court rejects plea for freeze on expansion of asylum seekers' detention (Haaretz)
from the article: Ehud Olmert rejects Hamas' offer of cease-fire in Gaza Strip