The past two centuries have been plagued with conflicts arising from groups of people identifying themselves as nation, with unalienable rights to govern themselves. This concept of national self-determination is a product of the Enlightenment, a movement that began in Europe and spread throughout the world, destroying alliances and tearing down empires. The ideas of territorial allegiance in a state and the right of sovereignty over that state, combined with national identity, became the driving
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two-state solution is evolving to become the only rational and logical solution to the question of the territories. By endorsing the establishment of a Palestinian state, Israel can dictate the prerequisites for their security, the Palestinian State would be demilitarized and either Israel or Jordan would provide their border security. Also, Israel can keep strategic areas within the territories, for security reasons, so that all the land taken in the war would not be relinquished.