For much of the first 10 years of the 2000’s, US and Israel has refused to deal with the Palestinians claiming their leadership was irrelevant. NOW it’s the US & Israeli leadership that find themselves irrelevant. Finally the Palestinians have realised that the only way they can obtain a just outcome is through the wider international community.
White House says circumstances of Taliban leader's death remain uncertain (Reuters)
from the article: Abbas has shown Israel he is not like Arafat