Abbas is no Hamas nor Islamic Jihad. If he is, then Olmert reaching out to him "a hand of peace" from Washington is surely mentally challenged - and with him, the majority of Israelis who brought him to the PM office. Is that what you want us to understand ?
Knesset passes 'Norwegian Law' allowing ministers to resign their seats, remain in cabinet (Haaretz)
from the article: IDF hard-pressed to pinpoint cause of Gaza beach deaths