Actually it is. With that ever so attractive incentive package having gone south, as those crafty Americans knew it would, no one now can possibly object to the U.S. abstaining when it's voting time at the UNSC on the Palestinian's unilateral declaration of a state. As the saying goes Israel has been hooked, screwed, and tattooed.
Palestinian reportedly shot dead by Israeli soldiers after approaching Gaza border fence (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel approves plan for 625 new housing units in East Jerusalem