"Israel wants peace with its neighbours more than anything else" - More than its desire for Palestinian land? I dont think so! Israel dropping hundreds of thousands of cluster bombs over the residential areas of southern Lebanon just as the war was drawing to a close pretty much cements Israel's commitment to peace.
UN: Gaza could be 'uninhabitable' by 2020 if trends continue (AP)
from the article: Sen. Obama: U.S. must support Israel's right to self defense