Maybe the difference in treatment of the settlers versus the Palestinians is due to the fact that the settlers don't indulge in campaigns of mass murder against innocent bus passengers, or lob mortar shells into communities filled with men women and children. Any other country would have finished off the Palestinians long ago for their murders. They've gotten off too lightly under Israel.
Netanyahu condemns West Bank arson attack, calling it 'terror' (Haaretz)
from the article: IDF: Demolition of settlement houses may start at end of next week