They are soon to be facts on the ground, illustrating Israel's lack of good faith in negotiating two states.
The mutable-Earth sign of Virgo is about negotiating virtue and vice.
They would prefer to see a wearing down of the regime instead—enough to bring it to the negotiating table.
"to communicate in search of mutual agreement," 1590s, back-formation from negotiation, or else from Latin negotiatus, past participle of negotiari. In the sense of "tackle successfully" (1862), it at first meant "to clear on horseback a hedge, fence, or other obstacle" and "originated in the hunting-field; those who hunt the fox like also to hunt jocular verbal novelties" [Gowers, 1965]. Related: Negotiated; negotiating.