First of all, the editorial is in Saturday's NY times (not Friday as stated). Second, this "analysis" is like saying that Bibi has failed to convince the Ha'aretz editorial board after meeting them to discuss the same issues. Like Ha'aretz, the NYT is a fine newspaper, but it has a well-understood editorial view which it re-iterated (poorly in my view) in this editorial.
U.S. says working on initiative to de-escalate Syria fighting, with focus on Aleppo (Reuters)
from the article: ANALYSIS / Netanyahu, Abbas and the battle for the U.S. press