"Mashaal in Gaza is the result of our diplomatic failure in Operation Pillar of Defense," Kadima leader Shaul Mofaz said on Saturday.
"Netanyahu and Liberman agreed to this. Hamas is raising its head and we must remove it. If Israel continues weakening [Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbs] and avoid dealing with Hamas, we will see Mashaal in Judea and Samaria in a few years."
Mofaz added that Mashaal deserves to die and should be a target for assassination together with all of Hamas' leadership.