(3rd try) Everybody knows that both; Abbas and Netanyahu; are working under enormous pressure within their own organizations.... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    .... So, the simple solution is that they understand this too and do not make things worse to each other. Abbas however, did exactly that by waiting to the last moment, giving Netanyahu an impossible problem within his own Likud. Had Abbas agreed to negotiations earlier, Netanyahu would have had time to solve somehow this "freezing" problem with the help of the US, against Likud's and Lieberman's opposition, but without the constraint of time limit. As it is, now, he can't do more than go part way. Which he did. Now start work...as fast as possible....

    from the article: U.S. envoy: Israel, Palestinians tackling tough issues up front
    First published 10:40 15.09.10 | Last updated 10:55 15.09.10
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