Since Abbas cannot deliver peace and the "end of conflict", there is no reason to concede anything to him. Even if Israel met every one of the PA's demands, Israel would still face an Iranian backed Hamas in the South and an Iranian backed Hezbullah in the North. Iran is the core of the problem, not an excuse or "sidestep" as the article claims.
22 Emirati troops from Saudi-led coalition killed in Yemen (AP)
from the article: Israel is using Iran to sidestep Mideast peace talks