First the Palestinians demanded Israel freeze all construction in Jewish towns and neighborhoods in Yesha and east Jerusalem. Then they demanded that Israel agree to the 1967 borders with mutually agreed adjustments. Now they are demanding all prisoners (including terrorists and murderers) be released before they will go back to negotiations.
If I kept coming up with excuse after excuse why I can't mow the lawn, my wife would eventually conclude that I really don't want to mow the lawn. I am going to go out on a limb here and conclude what the Palestinians really want is for negotiations to fail and for Israel to get all the blame.
source: http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomac...srael-1.416226The Palestinian Authority has set a number of conditions for the resumption of peace talks with Israel, Al Arabiya reported.
The conditions reportedly include the acceptance by Israel of a two-state solution based on the 1967 borders, with the possibility of a limited land swap, and a complete halt of settlement construction, including in East Jerusalem.
The conditions are also said to include the release of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails.
According to the report, the conditions will be delivered to Israel by Jordan after they are reviewed by the United States...