What is the Israeli government thinking?

Read these two posts and see what you think:
This one on an astoundingly brash move by Netanyahu.
And this from a veteran of the IDF.
We need a solution that is Pro-Israeli, Pro-Palestinian, and Pro-peace with justice. The current Israel government doesn’t seem to understand that if you only go for the first of the three, you won’t even get that. Let’s hope that saner voices emerge.
Here is some video from a recent peaceful protest by a small group of unarmed Christians. It takes a lot of courage to do this sort of thing, and when the right to peaceful protest is denied, it’s not a good sign.