Why should Abbas have to be coaxed to try for peace, for a Palestinian state and for the advancement of the Palestinian people? Is it a lack of leadership or pressures from more radical Arabs not to deal with Israel. In any event, there does not seem to be a partner for peace negotiations.
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from the article: Barak, Mubarak talks to focus on coaxing Abbas to negotiating table