The problem is less so with Abbas & more so with Hams, Islamic Jihad, Fatah, Al Queda, Al-Aqsa Brigade who hold more sway at the street level. The rockets keep coming in from Gaza despite Israel's withdrawl from the area last year. The threats from the West Bank never end. Let's not paint the PLO in a saintly picture as many of them have done quite ($$$) well for themselves over the years from international money allocated for the impovershished Palestinians. The problems are complex no doubt but the threat is real for Israel 56 years (plus) & counting.
4 UN peacekeepers injured in Sinai and taken to hospital in south Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: Save the IDF