The talks were dead from the start. Obama and Abbas put forth all the effort while Netanyahu looked upon the process with scorn. Two states and an enduring peace will never emanate from current Israeli leadership. Either we acquire effective leadership, or a two state solution will be imposed upon us. Israel cannot continue to treat it's friends with disdain. Palestine is not a threat to Israel. Extremism in the form of Iran, radical Muslim groups and our own Jewish settlers are the greatest threats to Israel.
Firebomb thrown during demonstration in northern Israeli town of Umm al Fahm (Haaretz)
from the article: Netanyahu must stop celebrating victory and listen to U.S.