Other parts successful for Israel: receiving total US support, putting Iran on notice that we can and will take counter-action, that Iran cannot destablize the region so easily, that Hezbollah stayed quiet and cowed. Loss: some of the rockets were bigger and better than we had realized; Syria got a "free pass" for a week. Not to mention our harmed people and infrastructure. So, it was a "win-win" in the purely cold logic of realpolitik. Hamas didn't really lose (everything).
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from the article: Israel's Pillar of Defense achieved its goals