Moderate Abbas is not of Israeli style. The moderate leader on the Palestinian side is largely left alone. In fact, Israel will never again get a negotiating Partner like Abbas. Let's face it.....Bibbi, Lieberman and Barak don't want peace, they want Land and War. They know nothing about Peace making.
U.S. Senate votes overwhelmingly for tougher North Korea sanctions (Reuters)
from the article: Negotiations will not bring an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict