The possibility of peace between Israel and Palestine seems bleaker with each passing day. The problem has further been affected by US President Donald Trump’s controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel – a move that has largely been condemned by the international community. However, a significant number of people on both sides still support a two-state solution in principle. Can it be finally achieved? On May 14, 1948, David Ben-Gurion, the head of the Jewish Agency, proclaimed the establishment of the State of Israel. U.S. President Harry S. Truman recognized the new nation on the same day..