“We cannot agree to an immediate ceasefire in Lebanon because then we will find ourselves in a few months in a similar situation…The army will expand and deepen its actions against Hezbollah.”– Amir Peretz, Israeli Defence Minister

Ceasefire conditions currently being floated by certain outsiders are designed to fail because certain outsiders do not actually want a ceasefire, despite what they say in public.

The market may soon begin to price in increasing Middle East Risks.