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Pros and cons of Palestinian statehood, Pt. 2

Palestinian statehood: Pros and Cons, Part One here Juan Cole summarizes some essential points: http://www.juancole.com/2011/09/palestinians-seek-un-moxie.html The Palestinians (or more precisely the Fateh faction that controls the ever-shrinking Palestinian parts of the West Bank) are not going to the UN, as … Continue reading

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The Palestinian bid for statehood: commentary and analysis (Part One)

Palestinian statehood: Pros and Cons–Part Two here. The New York Times weighs in today with a endorsement of the international consensus and status quo: yes, the US should actively support negotiations with the Palestinians based on the same principles they … Continue reading

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