"In doing so they raised the stakes, and killed a potential partner for a long-term truce." Potential? Long-term? Truce? This is the best that Strenger can offer us with his vision? What we want is certain permanent peace. Not a potential temporary truce in which Hamas will continue to stockpile weapons and train terrorists without any consequences. Strenger would profit by quoting Terry Malloy instead of LaMotta. We should go for the knock out instead of "taking them dives for the short end money."
U.S. says working on initiative to de-escalate Syria fighting, with focus on Aleppo (Reuters)
from the article: 'You didn’t knock me out!' - The horrible logic of Gaza escalation