Roo:"The irony is that the `extremists` did change their positions and did demonstrate their capacity to enforce cease-fires when it was clear there were advantages in doing so for their people." Here we go: 19th June 2008: Ceasefire came into effect 23rd June 2008: 1st Mortar fire out of Gaza 24th June 2008: 3 Qassams hit Sderot For the rest of June, July and August rockets and mortars were falling every couple of days. There was no ceasefire. It's a myth propogated by the left.
Clashes between IDF and protesters in Bethlehem and East Jerusalem (Reuters)
from the article: Israel needs to rethink its Gaza strategy before it's too late