Israel's Security Cabinet has decided against any further peace talks with the Palestinians until Hamas - fresh off its unity deal with the Palestinian Authority - has been disarmed.
Stand for Israel Blog - Hamas
As the rival Palestinian factions reach a unity deal, many Palestinians prefer peace with Hamas - and not Israel - because of the terror group's dream of destroying the Jewish state.
As Hamas and Fatah discuss Palestinian reconciliation, the P.A. head says he must control Gaza, including security.
Hamas' reconciliation with its rival Fatah has no effect on its intention to continue working toward the destruction of Israel.
Hamas speaks highly of today's attack that left three dead, while Islamic Jihad blessed it, saying it “embodies the living conscience of the Palestinian people and cause.”