The issue of security is weakened when the goals for peace, human rights and liberty are discounted or overlooked year upon year. Israel cannot remain a light unto other nations with continuing hostilities with its neighbours. Therefore the utmost must be done to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a moral issue and not necessarily from the political/defense issue.
Clashes between IDF and protesters in Bethlehem and East Jerusalem (Reuters)
from the article: Israel can't decide its value to the U.S.