The Palestinian Authority is expected to ask the U.N. General Assembly to declare that a state of Palestine exists in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. In addition to establishing a state with no political legitimacy or economic stability - and in addition to the inability of the UNGA to even establish states - there's the fundamental problem that the West Bank and the Gaza Strip are ruled by two different and opposed Palestinian factions. Hamas and Fatah have a long history of open and simmering hostilities. Here are just a few videos on political and actual fighting between the two groups.
Curated videos on the success of the Iron Dome system in Israel.