to kill to "destroy Hamas?" Do you realize that trying to destroy Hamas is like trying to capture the moon, only more dangerous for Israelis? Keep in mind the more humans that are killed in Gaza, the more likely Israel will cease to exist because the US will eventually be forced to walk away from Israel and leave it to whatever fate awaits it. There are very real severe limits on Israel's power and Israel has pretty much used up all its "get out of jail free cards."
Prime Minister Netanyahu's meeting with security chiefs ends after four hours (haaretz)