Ehud Olmert said the following in a June 2005 address to the Israel Policy Forum in New York:

We are tired of fighting, we are tired of being courageous, we are tired of winning, we are tired of defeating our enemies, we want to be able to live in an entirely different environment of relations with our enemies.

He is only fighting now (after the ceasefire has been declared for CYA purposes, so that he can come to the people and in orwellian language claim a military victory.