The value of time is determined by he who keeps the clock. If I were Netanyahu I would buy time for several reasons. 1) I would do everything I could to help Obama get reelected and make him beholden to myself (Netanyahu) and Israel. 2) The Iran hand will play out this year. Once the Iranians are enucleated, Abbas, Hamas and Hezbollah fall like a house of cards. Nobody will remain to help them. Currently no one is helping them but Iran.
Defense Ministry says had no knowledge of alleged improper defense deals by Gal Hirsch (Haaretz)
from the article: Netanyahu mulls gestures toward Palestinians to keep peace talks going