After reading some of the responses sent, I am more convinced that Israel would be foolish if not suicidal, to give in the terrorists that are finding a voice from others because many are fearful of the terrorists."Give in to the terrorists because they may hurt us" is a more honest argument than the argument of negotiation.The bottom line for many is ,let Israel sink in order to have peace. Israel would be destroyed by this advice. Stalin was a monster, but the one phrase that made sense was when he said to his troops when faced with the German invasion, "not one step back."
Hamas says Egyptian mediation has restored calm along Israel, Gaza border (Haaretz)
from the article: Caught with its pants down