Likud: "The government will adopt immediate stringent measures in the event of such a declaration" Ahhh, yeah, but if the rest of the world recognized that declaration of independence then any such reaction would be too late i.e. any such "stringent measures" will be a war of aggression launched by one sovereign state against another. There is no question that he IDF would easily win that battle but, then again, so there was also no question that the Iraqi Army knocked over the Kuwaiti army in double-quick time back in 1991. But look how that ended up....
Death toll from car bombs in Iraq rises to 56 (AP)
from the article: Abbas must unilaterally declare Palestinian state