Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas is watching events pass him by. Before, it’s always worked, but things are different now. If he doesn’t act, the dream of a Palestinian state will pass him by. The declared deadline is July 1, 2020.
On July 1, 2020, Israel will have the green light to declare sovereignty over the Jewish settlements that have been built in the West Bank since 1967. Many are predicting apocalyptic outcomes if Israel goes forward with its plan. Others say it will change nothing at all.