There are hopes for progress in the Middle East peace talks as they resume today for the first time in three years.
But many Palestinians and Israelis remain pessimistic as they feel have been down this road before and optimism is in short supply.
ITV News' Middle East Correspondent Geraint Vincent reports.
So far President Obama has watched from the sidelines. Is he ready to engage; to use his own authority, even if that risks failure?
For the first time in three years, both sides have agreed to sit down to discuss resuming peace negotiations, John Kerry said.