The interests of the Israeli government are stacked against a change in that status quo.
We have to want peace more because Israeli and Palestinian leaders have made their preference for the status quo abundantly clear.
That, he says, would yield a just as successful class as the status quo and would be significantly more objective.
1833, from Latin status quo "the state in which," hence "existing state of affairs." Also status quo ante "the state in which before, state of affairs previous" (1877).
The existing order of things; present customs, practices, and power relations: “People with money are often content with the status quo.” From Latin, meaning “the state in which.”