"U.S.-brokered peace efforts broke down last year after Israel refused to give way to Palestinian demands to freeze settlement construction." What about adding the final line that the peace talks broke down after the Palestinian’s refused to recognize Israel as a legitimate government and Israel has the right to defend themselves? Peace is a two way effort, not just Israel always giving in to the demands of everyone else.
Jordan foreign minister says to speak with Kerry on Israel-Palestinian conflict (Reuters)
from the article: Violent clashes erupt between Israelis, Palestinians near Nablus