Nation State

The modern nation-state consists of permanent residents within a defined physical boundary and is governed by a political union within that territory.   A modern native-state has established a sovereign state which is recognized by other nation-states.   Despite possible cultural differences, the people of modern nation-states have developed a sense of unity through common history, shared language, and national values (Perry, & Perry, 2009).
A nation is made up of a population who identify with the nations culture, interests, and goals (Perry, & Perry, 2009).   Palestine is one of these nations.   The Palestinians are a large social group of people who willingly share a sense of allegiance to their nation.   They have a common history, population, and language.   The Palestinians are not really settled about what territories to lay claim too.   As of now they lay claim to non-contiguous areas in the West bank and Gaza Strip.   Statehood would require a defined boundary not a dynamic boundary.   Palestine does not possess independence and sovereignty.   Because of this they do not have responsibility for border crossings and external security; these remain under Israel’s jurisdiction.   Basically they do not have an independent governmental authority.   Many nation-states do not recognize Palestine as a state only as a nation.    
Although Pakistan became a state in 1947 it is still not a nation.   Many inequalities have prevented the components of nationhood. Wealth and opportunity are not equally attainable to all the people of Pakistan.   Equal rights are unachievable because of a corrupt legal system and ineffective democracy.   There is a natural resistance in this country to preserve their distinctiveness which results in people remaining diverse and unaccepting of others.   These differences cause powerful political forces which use force to get what they want.   Pakistan operates as a theocratic state rather than a democratic one.   Different sectarian divides divinely...