On the map, I don't understand how it could possibly be acceptable to the Pals/world to incorporate these settlements and others nearby into Israel. It looks obviously ridiculous, a number of fingers stretching deep, half way into Palestine. Second point, not sure why Pals would be happy with bits of desert in exchange for choice plots of land adjacent to their E Jerusalem capital. Not surprised Abbas didn't respond!
Fire breaks out in Devira Forest, north of Be'er Sheva; four firefighting crews on scene (Haaretz)
from the article: Haaretz exclusive: Olmert's plan for peace with the Palestinians