Please explain how bombarding Gaza and killing 1500 people is the solution ? did that diminish Hamas ? no it did not. Diminishing Hamas means what ? strengthening Fatah and Abbas ? is that the case ? the answer is no. Israel wants to diminish any palestinian claiming for freedom and independance and who does not get its way. Brutality and military force are the ways Israel is using against the palestinians. Don't expect them to soften.
Suspected assailant in car-ramming attack in West Bank shot (Haaretz)
from the article: IDF chief: Gaza war against Hamas was an 'excellent' operation