Israel need not bolster the defunct PLO. The PLO cannot offer Israel peace or anything positive for that matter. Meanwhile, There are thousands of Arab terrorist loose throughout Eastern Israel and Gaza. Israel must focus on capturing these terrorist if peace is to have a chance, and not what criminals to free to bolster other criminals.
4.2-scale earthquake felt in Dead Sea, Jerusalem area (Haaretz)
from the article: IDF recommends freeing Fatah prisoners as gesture to Abbas