In Israeli Hebrew it is called 'gabevet'. What exactly does Mr. Shavit is saying? In fact, the lack of progress and increasing frustration among the Palestinians are the reasons for disquiet. Netanyahu and Abbas do not seem like soft tomatoes and most definitely do not resemble ketchup. The idea that peace will break up when both meet half way is quite ludicrous. Since Israel holds all the cards, it is the party that must meet more than half way. Why Kerry does not or refuses to understand and internalize that simple truism is the most pertinent question.
Gunmen in Egypt kill guard outside Niger embassy (Reuters)
from the article: The price of Israeli-Palestinian peace