If this signals an end to the U.S. bankrolling the state of Israel. No more furnishing it with endless weaponry - which more often than not ends up being targeted at civilians. And the withdrawal of U.S. diplomatic cover when the rest of the world takes exception to the worst excesses of the Israeli occupation. Then this approach may be a positive one. Here's hoping.
Russia: U.S. plan to provide air cover for Syrian rebels undermines Damascus fight on ISIS (Reuters)
from the article: U.S.: Emanuel 'didn't threaten to walk away' from Mideast peace process