It may be a catastrophe. But it is one of their own making. Had the Arabs accepted the U.N. Partition Plan of 1947, they would have had the very independent state they're fighting for now. But since they couldn't have it all, they opted for no state. Blaming Israel for the dumb decision of THEIR leadership is getting tireseome.
Russia: U.S. plan to provide air cover for Syrian rebels undermines Damascus fight on ISIS (Reuters)
from the article: Two Palestinian teens killed at Nakba Day protest in West Bank