2-state solution will permanently handicap Palestinian ability to recapture all the land. While pretending to want a 2-state solution, they will do everything to establish a 1-state solution. Even if their leaders personally might want to sign a 2-state deal, the internal forces will not them. Only by feverishly building settlements and making life for Palestinians miserable, Israel can maybe convince them to want to have a state of their own. But this would invite international condemnation, and clearly Israel is ill prepared to handle that, as Goldstone has shown. The only other way is to make Obama pressure the Palestinians, but for that the settlements have to stop.
U.S. Democratic Senator Merkley airs support for Iran nuclear deal (Reuters)
from the article: Abbas must unilaterally declare Palestinian state