“The talks in Oslo and Camp David failed in part because expectations were too high, and that’s why low expectations this time around aren’t necessarily a bad thing. The advantage is that any small successes in negotiations can be celebrated as a victory. The disadvantage, though, is that a lack of trust influences the thinking of the negotiators. Why would Abbas want to go down in history as the man who betrayed the refugees’ right of return if he already knows that Netanyahu isn’t interested in a deal anyway?”
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