This article spins like an Iranian centrifuge with its web of wishful thinking but the only real news is the bit that is not mentioned. Abbas has decided to end his boycott of the negotiating table. For what it is worth! He is not a lame duck, he is a dead duck. His mandate has expired. He has no power whatever to deliver the demilitarization of Palestinian society. He can't even release Gilad Shalit!
Oldest survivor of 1906 San Francisco earthquake dies at 113 (AP)
from the article: EU sources: Terms set for renewal of Israel-PA talks