"President Barack Obama attempted to push fast-forward on the vexing task of Middle East peace . . . Though the presidential invite led to the first meeting — and first handshake — between Netanyahu and Abbas since they took office, Obama aides indicated that Obama is frustrated and impatient with what they described as foot-dragging by the Israelis and inflexible positions from the Palestinians."
"Frustrated" and "impatient" are not the usual attributes of a successful president.