Israel isn't surrounded by people that don't recognize it's right to exist. Israel's right to exist has not only been recognized on 2 sides, Israel has peace treaties to prove it. Israel doen't need more war to gain recognition for their existance. Israel needs more peace treaties, and actual permanent borders so there is somewhere that Israel's existance can be recognized inside.
Spain investigating ex-IMF chief Rato for fraud (Reuters)
from the article: Israel to UN: We reserve the right to stop Lebanon Gaza-bound flotilla