Palestinians have been engaging with Israel directly for more than forty years, and it has been a fruitless endeavor. Threatening them with sanctions because they have lost patiance with perpetual occupation is detrimental only to the U.S. As it is, America is the only country in favour of continued Israeli occupation, because that is what insisting on futile negotiations entails. To be fair there is also Micronesia. If I was an American I'd ask myself if my money goes to the U.S. Congress, or the Israeli one. By all indications it is the latter.
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from the article: Congress mulls closing PLO mission in Washington in light of UN bid