the bravest men are not those who make war, they are the ones who dare to make peace. It's not strange that some Israelis talk about the 'peace threat'. For settlers, religious and nationalistic fanatics, peace is a far bigger threat then a war that repeats itself every four years. Especially when it's others (the secular freierim) who have to fight the war for them....
Erekat: Israel's isolation is causing it to act belligerently (Haaretz)
from the article: End the war while you're ahead