Does a Palestinian state mean that the Palestinians will be any better off than they are now. Statehood didn't preserve the Golan for Syria or prevent Jordan from losing land as a result of their participation in the '67 War ! If Palestinian conduct remains unchanged they will continue to pay dearly at the hands of Israel's military, state of no state, just as Lebanon paid a few years ago.
UN: Gaza could be 'uninhabitable' by 2020 if trends continue (AP)
from the article: Clinton: Palestinian state achieved through negotiations is inevitable