Originally Posted by mnchiefsguy
Then Hamas being eliminated is good for the peace process, no?
Bush pushed for elections and Hamas was elected.
I read the leader was calling for a truce and then things escalated with him being killed by the Israeli's. Speculation is are two that I've read: Bibi is doing it for his reelection and/or he is doing it because Obama was going to negotiate with Iran. ( Haaretz) This will prevent the latter. The man represents the extremists on the Israeli side of that conflict.