This is just the way to get Abbas and Obama to the table to discuss the Netanyahu peace plan. Abbas must be chomping at the bit to negotiate with this announcement. But why the halfway measures? Maybe you could also announce the plans to destroy a few thousand Arab homes in Jerusalem, too? That's sure to be a winner with Abbas and Obama.
Russian defense ministry: Plane sent to intercept U.S. plane near border on Friday (Reuters)
from the article: U.S.: Israel plan to build in East Jerusalem harms peace process