I'd like to be optimistic, but I do not see any prospects for success. Mr. Abbas will come back empty handed, with nothing tangible to show his people. What a tragedy for the Palestinians to have one of their own continually betraying their causse?
Amnesty: Israel's 'Black Friday' Gaza strike a war crime (Haaretz)
from the article: Obama to Netanyahu, Abbas: Don't let the chance for peace slip away