For Israel, the "peace talks" ARE the goal. They are not a mechanism for an alleged goal of actual peace. Just more pieces of land. The "Piece Talks." Piece by piece, til there is nothing left to have a peace agreement over. Then Israel will say the "piece/peace talks" have reached their capacity to bring about peace, because no peace is possible once every piece has been stole.
Shaffir to Herzog: Opposition failed to show leadership in political battles against PM (Haaretz)
from the article: Lieberman: Israel must look beyond Abbas for peace partners