Indeed. Start with ludicrous demands, like control of Palestinian airspace and borders, then slowly get negotiated down to simply positions that heavily favour Israel. Then when borders come up, you can say "Well, we did want to offer you a good deal on borders, but I'm afraid you didn't accept our security needs so we can't risk it..."
Indonesia government aims to outlaw insulting president, sparks uproar (Reuters)
from the article: August 2011