Normaly the US negotiates/looks after Israeli interests with the Palestinians ...This is like a lawyer negotiating for her client . The lawyer can never be trusted to look after the interest of the "other" party (ies) . This is a true conflict of interest either way you look at it ......
In Cameroon, suicide bombing toll rises to 19 dead, 143 wounded (Reuters)
from the article: Abbas to U.S.: Negotiate with Israel on our behalf