Shhh this is Slashdot. Common sense goes out the window for most posters.
Bluntly the Region (much like Africa) has been in semi-chaos ever since it was "divided up" by European powers following WWII.
I would argue that the Palestinian people have gotten a raw deal in it all, but it seems like a lot of it is not being happy with what they are offered, deciding to roll the dice for more, losing, and then bemoaning what they lost. Life
Sadly Palestinian leadership (and that of the surrounding countries of Syria, Egypt and Jordan) have kept them locked into refugee camps for generations, perpetuating hatred for the sake of international propaganda value instead of allowing them citizenship and the ability to integrate into society.