Biden’s hope: Palestinai-Israeli settlement issue out of sight, out of mind
 
The end game will probably go something like this: When Netanyahu’s generals say Hamas’ military capability has been significantly “degraded,” he will decide the war is over. Israel describes its operations against Gaza in military slang as “mowing the lawn.” Hamas will accept an outcome that suggests it has defended Al-Aqsa, even at great sacrifice, and try to rebuild its military.