"states have no universal right to exist --like people" Dutch WHAT.........? States exist by virtue of their declarations as sovereign, independent states and the recognition given by other states to their sovereignty and independence. Look at the breakup of Yugoslavia, Soviet Union. Who gave all these breakup countries their right to "EXIST" ? I am sure it was not a divine providence.
4 UN peacekeepers injured in Sinai and taken to hospital in south Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: Hamas denies Meshal said group would consider recognizing Israel