"Both the US and Israel were established by unilateral declarations of independence, so what`s the problem with the Palestinians following their example?" No problem at all! First the declaraion of a state. Then we must wait till another revolutionary war is fought and the Knesset agrees to the independence of Palestine.
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from the article: Netanyahu seeks to foil Palestinian declaration of statehood, again