Posts Tagged: palestinian statehood
For President Mahmoud Abbas, the vote was a last-ditch attempt to boost his increasingly diminished relevance.
The author explores Washington's vitriolic response to the Palestinian Authority's plan to declare statehood.
Earlier this month, Rep. Joe Walsh and 30 co-sponsors issued a resolution supporting Israeli annexation of the West Bank.
The Land of Israel caucus is urging the Israeli government to respond to the Palestinian Authority's bid for statehood by formally annexing all Israeli settlements in the West Bank.
Special Envoy Tony Blair has surprised with his nimble and adaptive diplomacy over Palestinian statehood, whereas President Obama is still rigid and adamant.
While acknowledging the push to re-open perennially failed negotiations, President of the Palestinian National Authority Abbas claimed that recognition of the Palestinian state would enhance, not hold back, a renewed peace process.
To avoid U.N. rejection, Palestine -- that "serial Rejectionist of peace," according to an Israeli politician -- is ready to compromise.
Rick Perry called for cutting all U.S. aid to the Palestinians if the UN vote goes through, a measure already proposed by members of Congress.
Nothing like the Palestinian bid for statehood at the UN to unite Democrats and Republicans together in opposition.
Israeli Knesset Member Ben-Ari has announced a call to action for Israeli settlers to confront anticipated demonstrations in support of the Palestinian bid for statehood.