This is where the famous saying "Peace for the brave" has meaning. No doubt, these talks will resemble a combustion engine with a failing spark plug, putt putt splat. Then suddenly, a cough a roaring engine and once again on the uncharted road. Better than strolling through a minefield blindfolded. At least we shall witness the true intentions of both sides. Good luck to all.
Palestinian youths throw stones at security forces in Shoafat, E. Jerusalem; none injured (Haaretz)
from the article: EU: Abbas close to accepting direct Mideast peace talks