If there is some movement, that will be positive. As to the polls, they are unreliable at this point in time. People are not generally politically focused. And fully a third of current self-identified Republicans don't even know that Hawaii is part of the United States. Hence, they are birthers. And Obama's last foreign policy speech was at West Point addressing the Afghan surge.
Zionist Union announces support for so-called anti-terrorism bill (Haaretz)
from the article: U.S.: Return to peace talks not yet in sight