Khalid, what you suggest we do is exactly what we have been attempting for years. The Palestinians keep refusing and opting for terror. Sadly, they are more interested in continuing to try to dismantle Israel than they are in building their own state. We have made what our politicians keep calling "painful compromises", but on the other side, NO compromise: nothing less than the whole of Israel is what they want.
Jewish teen sustains moderate wounds in stabbing in Jerusalem; assailant shot by police (Haaretz)
from the article: Between cease-fire and flame-fanning