These talks will fail as all past talks have failed the past 20 years because America is involved. America's long pro-Israel prevents it from being a fair and honest broker. Israel is never held to its obligations or commitments. The Americans have sat back over all these years while Israel has built one illegal settlement after another in violation of past agreements. The Palestinians should seek a neutral party for the talks, not 100% biased Americans.
Shaffir to Herzog: Opposition failed to show leadership in political battles against PM (Haaretz)
from the article: Barak to Netanyahu: Don't miss this chance for peace