UN properly recognized Israel in 1948, but now, is asked to recognize a fragmented hostile entity, economically a pauper, half of which is actively at war with Israel, and the other half does not and will not recognize Israel. What next? A state for the Bloods, or the Crypts, or the Hell's Angels, or the Mexican Drug Cartels?
Clashes in Nabi Saleh leave soldier, officer and Palestinian lightly wounded (Haaretz)
from the article: Abbas: Britain and France would recognize Palestinian state