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.
Northern California wildfire doubles in size, displaces thousands (Reuters)
from the article: ANALYSIS / Netanyahu, Abbas and the battle for the U.S. press