Nobody should care about "those settlements" which Obama will anyway give to Abbas. That is the equation Palestinians would get the bloc of setlements that Israel expected to kee forever in exchange for recognition of the jewish state and abandoning the demand of right of return. Till that happens the sttlements can keep growing. We might accept that Johnboy. It is a good deal that will ensure the settlements to grow forever.
Key U.S. House Democrat cites troublesome issues in Iran nuclear deal (Reuters)
from the article: Can a U.S.-Israel deal on settlements stop the settlers?