They talked for 62 years? Check some historical facts before you write your posts: The Palestinians and their Arab brethren tried war in 1948, 1967, 1973 plus two Intifadas, several terror campaigns and the occasional Gaza rocket attack. It's not that they don't deserve a state of their own, but considering their historical record of violance we just prefer to have a few safety measures in place, simple as that. And if Erekat does not have the mandate to also negotiate on security matters, then he should send somebody who does.
Judge orders Jerusalem Gay Pride attacker to undergo psychiatric evaluation (Haaretz)
from the article: Israeli, Palestinian negotiators clash at Jordan meeting