One thing that seems different about the resumption of peace initiative this time, is that Arabs, other Mid-East states are pressuring the Palestinians!

Egypt pressures Palestine to come to negotiating tableEgypt ready to pressure Palestinians on peace process, envoy says

In first public remarks, Ambassador Hazem Khairat also warns ‘continuation of occupation’ causes terror; calls for closing Israel’s nuclear facilities

http://www.timesofisrael.com/egypt-ready-to-pressure-palestinians-on-peace-process-envoy-says/