The real question is whether Israel is serious about negotiating with Syria? Olmert has taken they U.S. Neocon line with Bush and has been rejecting Syria out of hand. Livini and Labor have been interested in pursuing real talks with Syria. A settlement with Syria in many ways is easier then with PA right now. Hopefully there is the will to make it happen. Regardless of Bush, Likud or AIPAC.
U.S. says working on initiative to de-escalate Syria fighting, with focus on Aleppo (Reuters)
from the article: ANALYSIS / Attendance of Arab FMs is first victory of Annapolis