the imperative discussions and resolving the borders between the two states, Israel and Palestine, is fundamental to the acceleration of these diplomatic negotiations between the parties. How are all the other core issues to be addressed fit in within a year's duration if the talks halt? Who's dictating on whether or not these peace talks should proceed - the naysayers or those who believe in coexistence? The U.S. can only facilitate these discussions but not force the parties to come to the table in addition to forcing them to come to their senses about establishing a finalized peace.
from the article: Abbas: Peace talks at impasse, but we are searching for solution