Netanyahu puts out rumors he wants to talk borders based on the Obama formula and then to counter that, he has to diminish the risk that the PA would accept talks. Israeli unilateralism is good for Israelis right wing parties, Likud and Kadima (Likud Lite). - It reduces the risk of having to talk in good faith about ending the conflict.
Palestinians report IDF airstrikes on Islamic Jihad targets in southern Gaza Strip (Haaretz)
from the article: EU slams Israel’s decision to build new East Jerusalem housing project