It's cheaper to buy 1 person off rather than win the hearts of the neighbour inhabitants. Complaining about their demise and regimes is somewhat hypocritical since Israel has depended on these regimes to suppress/ignore their people. Now Israel has a larger audience to please and it's not just the West.
Netanyahu condemns West Bank arson attack, calling it 'terror' (Haaretz)
from the article: UN's attitude towards Israel is hypocrisy run wild