From overseas, it seems that Israel is being restrained by fear of foreign (especially European) criticism. Israel must do what it must do to survive. Forget the Bush administration, Condi Rice is a fool. Forget the Europeans, they will attack Israel no matter what you do. The only thing that really mattes is Israel's long-term security. Just explain what you are doing and why you have to do it.
26-year-old sustains serious injuries in Tel Aviv stabbing (Haaretz)
from the article: An Israeli defeat in Sderot