What I meant more was that the actual balance of power, all factors considered, has shifted overwhelmingly to the Palestinians. Politics and personalities will determine how events develop, but "Israeli" politicians would be wise to quickly realize that ultimately their only "currency" in requesting stable political control over land in the -land of Israel- will be Palestinian generosity. It may not be obvious to everyone but it is a simple fact. I doubt it will be different than that for many generations.
Syrian group says Nusra abducts its leader, in blow to U.S. plan (Reuters)
from the article: Olmert's negotiator: Full Mideast peace impossible