Phrases (in this context) like "proportionate and gradual" and the sentence "Under no circumstances should we bring about a situation in which we will be perceived as the main party to blame for blocking progress toward a settlement". Oh boy. It reminds me of the talk Mrs Ceausescu was giving to her final captors. Politeness is nice but the heavy lifting should be done first. A Palestinian state exists right now. Start there.
Pakistan: Suicide bomber attacks tribal police, killing 4 (Reuters)
from the article: What matters is peace, not with whom peace is made