if the extremes are becoming more radical, that means the negotiations are moving in a positive direction, in the sense that they are serious. The extremes are beginning to envisage a possible agreement, at least in principle.
What in your view are the main reasons for the impasse in the peace process, and can one hope this process will resume in a reasonable fashion?
first time in around twenty years, since the Oslo Accords, they have succeeded in keeping the details of negotiations secret.
possible to move toward sensible decisions
hardliners on both sides criticize their leaders' policies, it means the leaders are moving toward an agreement.
"traditional" obstacles: the question of the borders of a future Palestinian state, the security of Israel after this accord, the questions of Jerusalem, of refugees, of settlements.
hate speech and incitement to violence
fighting against this problem also offers an opportunity -- because that could assist the resolution of the other problems.
nature of this hate speech and incitement to violence on one side or the other
problem concerns individuals.
a few commit violence against Palestinians
Israeli government, which is now actively fighting against this phenomenon
Palestinian terrorists who perpetrated assaults are considered heroes.
works against peace and which encourage violence and terrorism.
case of double-talk and mixed messaging
one side professes peace and of tolerance, while the other side supports violence and anti-Semitism
progress in Palestinian discourse
if European governments object to Israeli settlements, that is legitimate. But why not also protest against official Palestinian hate speech?