There should be no electricity in Gaza, no gasoline or moving vehicles, nothing. Then they'd really call for a ceasefire.
Were this to happen, the images from Gaza might be unpleasant - but victory would be swift, and the lives of our soldiers and civilians spared..."
He goes on to suggest that there is no such thing as an innocent Palestinian civilian.
Whether the Netanyahu government takes his view is another question. However this intransigence is sobering. Sharon likely speaks for a huge Israeli demographic.
We don't converse much about events that don't immediately involve the US in this forum. However American policy toward the entire region, including Iran, pivots on the Israeli/Palestinian problem.
However Gaza unfolds, it will impact the U.S.