The Pals have few bargaining chips in obtaining an acceptable land distribution. Among them would appear to be recognition of Israel's right to exist, the threat of terrorist acts, and the weaponry needed for their accomplishment. Is it reasonable for Hamas to give away these capabilties without knowing what it would get in return?
UN: Gaza could be 'uninhabitable' by 2020 if trends continue (AP)
from the article: Olmert: PA's Abbas is 'powerless' to speak for Palestinians