The REAL reason that Obama & Company are pushing for continuity is ONE THING alone--U.S. voters are set to deal him perhaps the worst defeat in recent history and he is DESPERATE for some kind of "perceived" success. He is grasping at straws. I, for one, HOPE these talks will fail miserably, simply because I view Obama as the BIGGEST danger in the long term to Western security--and Israel's very existence. Let them fail. Let him add yet another of the string of failed involvements he has demonstrated in his brief tenure.
Merkel says refugee crisis as challenging as reunifying Germany (Reuters)
from the article: Obama: If Israeli-Palestinian talks break down, we'll continue trying