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Posts Tagged ‘Statehood

A UN speech that every Palestinian wanted to hear

September 27, 2011

At the UN, President Mahmoud Abbas used terms like “ethnic cleansing”,“al-Nakba”, “apartheid policies” and “racist annexation Wall”. His speech was indeed befitting of being a historical platform to voice the issue of Palestine. It encapsulated the suffering the Palestinians have endured for 63 years, from the horrors of their ethnic cleansing in 1948 to the […]

Obama Netanyahu Israel and Palestine

May 29, 2011

Middle East envoy Tony Blair said Thursday that he believes President Barack Obama launched his peace initiative out of concern for what might happen to Israel if Palestinian statehood is endorsed by the U.N. General Assembly. Blair described Obama’s initiative — rejected by Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu — as “an attempt to fill a vacuum […]

The Palestine Papers and the Dream of Statehood

January 28, 2011

The Palestine Papers are the largest leak of confidential files in the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a cache of more than 1,600 documents encompassing the most recent decade of negotiations between the Israeli government and the Palestinian Authority. Among other things, The Palestine Papers make it clear that part of the Palestinian Authority — […]