Olmert has terminated the Hudna in an attempt to destroy Hamas. He replied with attacks on civilians to a military action by Hezbollah, so that truce is terminated and northern Israel open to rocket attacks. His policy of restraint in attacking civilians in Gaza is over. He has responded to Hizbollah by blockading and attacking all of Lebanon. Blind Sampson in the China Shop. With reserves being called up the price of his incompetence is getting expensive.
Magnitude 4.2 quake strikes near Grand Coulee Dam in Washington (Reuters)
from the article: ANALYSIS: Government is united at present, but for how long?