For our interest to keep holding in the Middle East, isn't the Mideast's magic cure. Israel is an American ally, but also is Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar and the Gulf Emirates. The stability of those countries is our interest in the Middle East and solving the Israeli-Palestinian problem will keep those countries stable for years to come.
Condition of woman wounded in Jerusalem stabbing attack slightly improves (Haaretz)
from the article: Israeli-Palestinian peace isn't the Mideast's magic cure