because he knows that what you're saying is absolutely true. ever since the hint of this became known a few days ago, i've felt that its the best way to end the impasse...and u.n. recognition is almost a given. even the united states would be hard pressed not to go against it once it happened. let's hope that abbas gives serious consideration to its potential and takes the advice. there's one possible snag though; israel is NOT russia, and it's proven time again that it's capable of bucking international norms and edicts.
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from the article: Abbas must unilaterally declare Palestinian state