One of the essential elements of a workable compromise on the settlement issue that has roiled Obama's relations with Netanyahu seems to be in the works. The Administration apparently recognizes that it made a mistake lumping construction inside the juridical limits of Jerusalem in the same basket with the Administered Territories in Judea and Samaria, the West Bank. Reportedly, the U.S. will not endorse new construction in Jerusalem, but also will not demand a freeze there.