solve the ME problems without adressing Israel/Palestinians. Only recently have they realized this error and are trying to fix it now in record time. Because as it is the US needs arab support in their conflict with iran, the only obstacle left for the US in the ME. Israel has gotten under pressure by the US and still is, only, i consider it their own fault, because if they would have made peace with the palestinians prior to this talks, they could have made a deal by dictating their own conditions, now they are getting those served by the US.
Netanyahu condemns West Bank arson attack, calling it 'terror' (Haaretz)
from the article: Foreign Ministry: Syria feels peace must wait for next U.S. president