While in English Abbas was touting peace, in Arabic his officials were supporting "armed resistance" against Israel.
Kerry will now have to find a way to calm King Abdullah and his constituents before Jordan slips into civil war.
The Palestinians were unhappy with Kerry for being biased, now they are angry with Livni for daring to criticize Abbas.
The widespread support for "Hitler" [Jamal Abu al Rub] reflects the state of dissatisfaction with Abbas and his top aides.
The arrest of a businessman is part of a campaign by the PA to intimidate and extort money.
The PA doesn't want international donors to hear about its corruption and violations of freedom of the media.
As far as the PA is concerned, the only "heroes" are prisoners held in Israel. Palestinians who are being tortured and killed in Arab prisons are not worth a mention.
The last time the Americans tried to extract concessions from the Palestinians, within a few weeks the Palestinians launched the Second Intifada against Israel; Abbas has already threatened as much.
A weak and divided Fatah could further boost Hamas's popularity among Palestinians.
PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas's gestures toward President Bashar Assad will only bring him closer to Iran, Hizbollah and radical Palestinian groups that oppose any peace with Israel.
There's no shortage of candidates for PA deputy president -- including Marwan Barghouti, jailed for five life sentences for his role in terror attacks.
The overwhelming majority of Jerusalem's Arabs are still afraid of the radicals.
If Hamas believes Egypt wants to topple their regime, they would never dare initiate war against the Egyptian army, but firing rockets at Israel is cheap and easy.
The Jordanian monarch fears being accused of treason and collaboration with the "Zionist enemy."
Hamas faces two options: initiate new confrontation with Israel, or to confront the Egyptian Aramy in the Sinai.
"The Egyptians are strangling the Gaza Strip." — Fawzi Barhoum, spokesman for Hamas.
How to win the support of the Israeli public for peace.
Palestinian leaders have legitimized Israel to the point where it has become a "crime" for any Palestinian to be seen talking to, much less negotiating with any Israeli.
The activists do not care about the Palestinians' suffering as much as they are interested in advancing their anti-Israel agenda. They rarely have anything good to offer the Palestinians.
They regard the prisoner release as something Israel was supposed to have done years ago. Many will continue to see it as part of an Israeli-American scheme to extract concessions.