The continuous construction of settlements on the west bank is unacceptable and has done enormous damage to Israels standing in the world. I agree on that. But if even the recognition of Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people is too much then what you are saying is that Arabs want it all. Of course, as we all know, the non-acceptance by the Arabs of the Jewish presence in Palestine is the root cause of all the problems in the Middle east: Nevertheless as Palestine is now asking the UN for statehood, the UN gave Israel its statehood in 1947.
UN: Gaza could be 'uninhabitable' by 2020 if trends continue (AP)
from the article: Israel needs to stop talking and start negotiating