And extend the freeze one last time as a confidence building measure from a position of strength. That or he will be seen as the one who created another crisis. Hamas will be by default proven to be right and the pa will collapse. Strategies have to be adapted to changes in the environment. If israel does not adapt it will suffer over an settlents that it will abandon either way if peace were to be achieved. Bottom line this is just stuborness.
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from the article: Vice PM: Palestinian preconditions sabotage direct peace talks