I wold just like to point out that the second Intifada fizzled out due to people having Intifada fatigue and it not going anywhere due to weak leadership. You will never be able to crush an intifada with military strength or operations. In this case, causality is not causation.
Germany's Merkel says military efforts needed in Syria but they won't end war (Reuters)
from the article: Bring it on, intifada