The IDF like Dahlan, the Israeli poetical establishment like Dahlan and Dahlan is a post oslo politician not a revolutionary and politicians look for legacies which means making concessions whilst revolutionaries are more likely to be uncompromising because they have fought for the cause for so long. It also doesn't matter why Dahlan gets on well with Israel all that maters is we reach an agreement not what that agreement is. Abbas is past his sell by date and he has said he doesn't intend to stand at next election ( 3 years overdue ) so we should give Dahlan all the BEHID THE SCENES help we can.
Palestinian teen arrested for allegedly rioting in East Jerusalem (Haaretz)
from the article: PA to fall by end of year, says Palestinian minister