The Palestinians believe that if they wait long enough they can have it all. Negotiations for them is just about getting free concessions (a freeze, territory, prisoners). If you give them a freeze or territory, you just make their job of eliminating Israel easier. Israeli leaders have to ask themselves and the Palestinians under what conditions, if any, Palestinians will accept a Jewish Israel. Otherwise, all Israeli discussions of peace are irrelevant.
U.S. Democratic Senator Merkley airs support for Iran nuclear deal (Reuters)
from the article: Don't make legalizing settlements Israel's grave