Avnery: The correct name for this war is "Operation Short Memory"

From Gush Shalom:
The name chosen for the new war in Gaza is "operation Cloud Pillar". A far more appropriate name would have been "Operation Short Memory" Said former Knesset member Uri Avnery, Gush Shalom activist. "Prime Minister Netanyahu is counting on the public's short memory. Netanyahu counts upon people forgetting that dozens and even hundreds of "liquidations" had been carried out and they did not solve any problem - always there was somebody replacing those who were killed, and more than once the new one was more capable and more radical. Netanyahu counts on people not remembering that four years ago Israel went to war in Gaza, killing 1300 civilians in three weeks – which otherwise did not make any significant change in the situation. Netanyahu counts on people failing to remember that just yesterday morning the media reported on people in the communities of the South heaving a sigh of relief at the complete cessation of missiles from Gaza.

"Binyamin Netanyahu and Ehud Barak have taken the decision - for the second time in a row the State of Israel will conduct general elections under the shadow of war in the Gaza Strip. The cease-fire which already started to stabilize had been broken and shattered to pieces. The inhabitants of te communities of southern Israel, who just started to breathe freely, are sent right back to air raid alarms and the running to shelters.

At the price of great suffering on both sides of the border, the government's aim had been accomplished: the social issues, which threatened to assume prominence in these elections, have been pushed aside and removed from the agenda of the elections campaign. Forgotten, too, is the brave attempt of Mahmud Abbas to address the Israeli public opinion. In the coming weeks, the headlines will be filled with constant war and death, destruction and bloodshed. When it ends at last, it will be revealed that no goal has been achieved and that the problems remain the same, or perhaps got worse."

What would you do in their place?
@Ohad: The previous ceasefire was broken when Israel killed an unarmed, mentally unfit man wandering near the border. Surely apologising and negotiating a new ceasefire would be far more effective than a war at securing safety for Israeli civilians?
your link is broken on my android, can you please repost?
Apologies for the broken link. The correct link is:

Statement from Executive committee, Jews for Justice for Palestinians

November 15, 2012

JfJfP condemns Israel's assassination of Ahmed Said Khalil al-Jabari, the head of the military wing of Hamas and those of a further nine people, two of them very young children. Israel claims it has carried out the killing in order to "protect Israeli civilians" but these assassinations will only lead to an escalation of violence and a grossly disproportionate retaliation by Israel against the civilians of Gaza, both of which we deplore. The assassination is a deliberate and cynical act of escalation and provocation just at the point when, on Monday in Cairo, the leaders of Hamas, Islamic Jihad and other groups were ready to agree a ceasefire. We call on the Israeli government to end the conflict by ending the Occupation, the Settlements and house demolitions and entering into peaceful, concrete negotiations based on human rights.
The Gaza should be destroyed completely. The people in Gaza are not innocent. The vote for HAMAS!
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