Howdy Ravi; 5) Although it isn't very cost-effective due to the probabilities involved, Israel can also strengthen public buildings (such as schools) so that they can sustain a direct rocket hit with little damage and no casualties. 6) Israel could also launch a full-scale re-invasion and reoccupation of the Gaza Strip. And if you think that the last occupation from 1967 to 2005 of the GS was a "brutal, belligerent occupation", then wait until you see the next one. Actually, Israel would prefer not to have to take this option, but she will if Hamas insists. "the only option is to make peace" It's not the only option, but on whose terms is this so-called "peace" to be made? Surely, you don't expect that Israel will capitulate to the Arab Ultimatum because of a few rockets that can be neutralized eventually do you?
First refugees travelling on Hungarian bus arrive at Austrian border (Reuters)
from the article: IDF says Hamas responsible for Katyusha fired from Gaza Strip