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For the past few decades, the view has been widely held by the United Nations, the United States, and other foreign onlookers that the only plausible solution to the Israeli-Palestinian crisis is the two-state solution. In recent times, however, interest in the two-state solution appears to be waning. The recent divergence from formulating a two-state solution to a one-state scenario has some worrisome implications, primarily for Israel.