There is no other way to describe the "truce" to which Israel has agreed with Hamas. It is an unquestioned political and military victory for Hamas, and a colossal defeat for Israel. As Michael Oren notes, a terrorist group once again achieved victory by not losing: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121383448634286853.html?mod=djemEditorialPage. The Ehud Olmert government has through its incredible bumbling and mind-numbing incompetence destroyed whatever deterrence Israel had left. With this move, Hamas will be allowed to rearm and get ready for the next, deadlier round of fighting, and it STILL holds Israeli Corporal Gilad Shalit hostage.
I've asked this question before, but I'll ask it again: If Israelis don't care enough about their country to toss out their corrupt, incompetent, self-hating government, why should I care about their country?