and President Abbas and Saeb Erekat aren't taking the correct approach in rejecting beginning talks and overly emphasizing a predetermined expectation without hearing one another's perspective. One must give credit for this government in that they are planning to halt housing construction within West Bank settlements, while the Olmert Government was not able to do so yet negotiated peace with the Palestinians with substantial advancements. So perhaps it's about time that President Obama should give some input as to how to proceed especially when President Abbas complained the other day that he has done nothing towards the peace process. What has President Abbas done this year exactly to advance talks?
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from the article: 'Settlement freeze' won't bring about peace