"it take TWO PARTIES TO ACCEPT PARTITION !!" So where is the article asking them to CO-SIGN in order to be INDEPENDENT? If they didn't co-sign, is Israel illegitimate? INDEPENDENCE = NOT Being reliant on anyone to co-sign Letter From the Agent of the Provisional Government of Israel to the President of the United States, May 15, 1948 //?MY DEAR MR. PRESIDENT: I have the honor to notify you that the state of Israel has been proclaimed as an independent republic within frontiers approved by the General Assembly of the United Nations in its Resolution of November 29, 1947, and that a provisional government has been charged to assume the rights and duties of government for preserving law and order within the boundaries of Israel, for defending the state against external aggression, and for discharging the obligations of Israel to the other nations of the world in accordance with international law. / "1922 mandate as valid" READ THE Declaration of a Jewish State. FIRST LINE!!
Egypt postpones verdict in retrial of Al Jazeera journalists to Aug. 29 (Reuters)
from the article: Settlements have cost Israel $17 billion, study finds