Shavit presents an attractive cease-fire proposal for Hamas, but the proposed terms would carry serious long-term dangers for Israel. And the deal won't work anyway due to Hamas's, Islamic Jihad's, and others' intransigence and refusal to ever come to terms with Israel's existence. Even a short-term deal won't work unless they are brought to their knees.
Gunmen in Egypt kill guard outside Niger embassy (Reuters)
from the article: End the war while you're ahead