I realize that Israel is a Western asset, for Europe in terms of preventing invasion and for the US in terms of keeping oil-production going without major disturbances. But in all reality, Palestine is doing the same thing the US did when it declared its independence from Great Britain. I've met so many friendly Israelis from Tel-Aviv and what-not here, but I've also met many friendly Palestinians and I've heard their side of the issue as well. This is truly a mess.
U.S.-led coalition conducts 13 airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria, Iraq (Reuters)
from the article: Palestinians under world pressure not to declare state unilaterally