The ceasefire that was negotiated is welcome. They are always welcome. But this ceasefire does not solve the fundamental problem: that the influx of thousands of rockets into Gaza, supplied primarily by Iran, constitutes and remains an existential threat to Israel.
A cliché about terrorism is that if a terrorist survives after a terrorist attack, the terrorist has won. Well, the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas in Gaza have survived.
- Read Michael P. Noonan: On Thanksgiving, Be Thankful for Our Peaceful Political Process
- Read Barbara Slavin: What Obama's Re-Election Means for U.S.-Iran Negotiations
- Read Heather Hurlburt: Syria, Afghanistan, Drones Are Top Topics for Defense Community
Corrected on 11/26/12:An earlier version of this article incorrectly spelled the name of the capital of Qatar. It is Doha.