What does Israel really WANT? It says it wants "peace", but what it says and what it does are two different things. And what it does is to keep throwing barriers up that prevents any chance of a peace treaty with the Palestinians. Q: Why? A: Israel prefers conflict to peace, because when there is conflict then it can keep stealing land, and once there is peace it will have to stop that theft......
Jerusalem light rail conductors striking over new train schedule (Haaretz)
from the article: Palestinian unity is an opportunity, not a threat