After olmert and livni had peace talks with syria and were going to come to dc to finalize talks with palestinians they had the war right before the election. That made palestinians postpone talks and say the situation was different and to bring up the settlement issue. They said before the talks got nothing so now we need to see something concrete and livni is too weak to take a stand on the settlement issue.
Zimbabwean charged over killing of Cecil the lion (Reuters)
from the article: Livni: Netanyahu wasted two years before talking with PA