jim, - either you've forgotten it or you weren't around following the events during & around the oslo accords (from -93 & onwards). there's no way to solve anything essential about this conflict by bypassing & postponing the central issues. that's what oslo did, leaving all the major cruxes open-ended in the hope that somehow w/time these would be resolved. it led to disastrous results (in spite of oslo's many good intentions & also the the real progress it brought in many areas, paving way for all that followed).
Syrian group says Nusra abducts its leader, in blow to U.S. plan (Reuters)
from the article: EU sources: Terms set for renewal of Israel-PA talks