The thing needs to be thought through better. Still too many ifs. Basically, Abbas needs to be sure that the US has given the declaration a nod before he goes ahead. Yossi Sarid is over the top, but right that the peace is more deeply mired in mud than it has ever been despite the fact that a majority of Israelis wants it more than ever and seemingly so does a majority of Palestinians. Despite this, peace with the Palestinians is clearly not on this government's agenda.
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from the article: Abbas must unilaterally declare Palestinian state