Unfortunately, it is becoming clear to see, even to the blind, that Netanyahu, his advisors, and some of this senior ministers want to weaken Fatah and strengthen Hamas. They want Abbas/Fatah to crumble so they can say more convincingly that we have no peace partner. Though the IDF is not exactly a dovish organization, we'd probably be better off if the IDF ran the country and made the decisions.
Palestinian stabs 3 police officers outside Damascus Gate, East Jerusalem (Haaretz)
from the article: IDF recommends freeing Fatah prisoners as gesture to Abbas