Israel wants credit for pursuing peace without the restrictions imposed upon achieving peace. Israel is entering "negotiations" with Abbas with the understanding that there will be no west bank withdrawal for years or perhaps not at all. The best Israel can offer is relocating a few roadblocks and giving the Palestinians some limited security responsibilities over their own area. In exchange, Israel wants the Palestinians to live and die quietly in their areas, peacefully and without complaint.
Lieberman: Knesset panel should review attack on IDF soldier in Nabi Saleh (Haaretz)
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