If the Palestinian Authority exploits attention directed to negotiations as a PR jumping off point for riots Israel cannot be to blame, regardless as to whether international voices automatically view Palestinians inflicting violence on Israeli citizens as a sign that Israel must have acted criminally or immorally to provoke them. Israel did not provoke Nazi Germany. Israel is not compelling kids to hurl rocks over the Western Wall plaza.
U.S. says working on initiative to de-escalate Syria fighting, with focus on Aleppo (Reuters)
from the article: PA holds olive branch in one hand, stone in the other