any time israel makes a unilateral step toward the palestinians, such is followed by acts of terror. netanyahu was forced by obama to agree to the freeze without any reciprocity from abbas. as a result, abbas has refused to negotiate. obama's rhetoric that israel as the "stronger" party should give more is pure far left nonsense. the palestinians are supported by hundreds of millions of arabs.
U.S. Democratic Senator Merkley airs support for Iran nuclear deal (Reuters)