I suspect that the resumed fighting is less in Hamas' interest than in Israel's.
Hamas look weak at the minute for one thing and they barely have a friend in the world. Yes, Arab countries have condemned the Israelis over the death toll is Gaza but there have been few, if any, expressions of support for Hamas.
The same is true of the West Bank. One might have imagined that Palestinians on the West Bank would have risen up by now in support of their Gazan brethren but that hasn't been the case.
Hamas relies on global sympathy for the situation in Gaza, but of late the World's attention has been focused on the barbarism of Islamic militants in Iraq and I suspect that may have diluted any tolerance or support there was for Hamas' conduct.
They too are Islamic militants, so for the time being I think the Israeli's are going to hammer Hamas. Peace is off the table.
There have been two days of quiet in Gaza. No rockets or missiles, no more destroyed houses, no more ambulance sirens screaming.
A three-year-old girl has been rescued from Gaza and brought to London for life-saving heart surgery.
A small team of NHS doctors and surgeons is travel to Gaza to set up facilities and establish how best to use specialists and equipment.