This Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 file photo shows a general view of the Jewish settlement of Maaleh Adumim, on the outskirts of Jerusalem. On his short helicopter ride from Jerusalem to the W

 

              This Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 file photo shows a general view of the Jewish settlement of Maaleh Adumim, on the outskirts of Jerusalem. On his short helicopter ride from Jerusalem to the W
This Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 file photo shows a general view of the Jewish settlement of Maaleh Adumim, on the outskirts of Jerusalem. On his short helicopter ride from Jerusalem to the West Bank on Thursday, President Barack Obama is flying over sprawling Jewish settlements a visual reminder of his failed attempt four years ago to get Israel to freeze construction and now the main obstacle to renewing Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)