Israel’s current military operation in Gaza is a human tragedy, leading many to ask, isn’t there a better way?
I believe there is a better way, and that's for Israel to offer hope, progress, and resources to the Palestinians in Gaza, so much so that the general Gaza population will reject extremist Hamas tactics.
As long as Israel brings death and destruction, they are playing into the extremist's hands, enabling them to rally the general Gaza population --who normally simply want to live in peace--against them.
Too much damage may have already been inflicted, but if Israel truly wants a peaceful Gaza neighbor, they are certainly going about it the wrong way. Only through offering progress and hope will Israel initiate the failure of extremist Hamas from within.