Israel has called up an additional 16,000 reserves, and Netanyahu vows to destroy all the tunnels to Israel, “with or without a ceasefire.”

+ “You have to think through what comes next. You don’t want to actually administer Gaza and you don’t want someone worse taking over.” From The Daily Beast: You Can Keep Your Rockets.

+ “Mossad agents confronted Meshaal in Jordan and injected or sprayed poison into his ear.
It might have ended right there. But Jordan’s King Hussein, who had a peace treaty with Israel, threatened to break off relations unless Mossad delivered the antidote to the poison. And they did.” CNN provides a look at who’s who in Hamas.

+ In Politico, Dennis Ross provides an interesting of overview of how to think about the current crisis and the new Middle East.