It doesn't matter how "out there" or outrageous the initial demands are, what the Americans want right now is an unambiguous position-paper from both sides setting out exactly what they want. The Palestinians have done that, and in great detail. You may not agree with their list of demands, and maybe the Americans don't agree either, but there is no mistaking what those demands are i.e. the Pals have made it crystal-clear what they want. And this article is right: that stands in massive contrast to Netanyahu, who simply REFUSES TO SAY WHAT ISRAEL WANTS.
U.S. says working on initiative to de-escalate Syria fighting, with focus on Aleppo (Reuters)
from the article: Palestinians are planning to make Netanyahu sweat