Egypt arranged the reunification in the context of their talks with Saudi Arabia and others. Any resistance to the Palestinian state by the west will be met with a more united Muslim front. Right now it is a moderate situation, but Israel is trying to turn it into a bad situation. Israel should accept some losses quickly (i.e., remove people from contested areas) and change its stance. The alternative is serious.
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from the article: Palestinian reconciliation could work to Israel's advantage