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Palestinian Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI)- Innocuous or Real Threat?
Volume 4 Number 44
On September 23rd., Mahmoud Abbas, after a vitriolic speech, officially submitted his application to the U.N. to unilaterally recognize a Palestinian state. Earlier that week, President Obama reiterated the U.S. position that a unilateral move is counterproductive to establishing a lasting peace. He therefore insisted that the U.S. would exercise its right to a veto in the Security Council should View More
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas
Steven J. Rosen, Foreign Policy August 3, 2011 In a few weeks, an overwhelming majority in the United Nations General Assembly will likely voteÂ for collective recognition of a Palestinian state. But which Palestinian state? Of
Robbie Sabel , Canada Free Press October 2, 2011 The Palestinian Bid for Statehood: Wherein Lies the State? UN Resolution 194, UN General Assembly resolution 181, the Palestinian statehood bid to the United Nations may be encumbered with conditions and demands that could raise immense difficulties in future negotiations
Charles Krauthammer , The Washington Post October 16, 2011 While diplomatically inconvenient for the Western powers, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbasâs attempt to get the United Nations to unilaterally declare a Palestinian
Emanuele Ottolenghi, J-Wire August 26, 2011 The diplomatic offensive that the Palestinian Authority launched last year to persuade the United Nations to recognize Palestine as a state will come to fruition this September. Unless there is a last-minute turnaround, Palestinian Authority (PA) officials are determined to forge ahead, despite an already-announced US veto at the Security Council...writes Emanuele Ottolenghi.
The David Project, The David Project August 2011 At the opening session of the UN General Assembly in September 2011, the Palestinian AuthorityÂ plans to circumvent the peace process with Israel by formally requesting full admission
Mahmoud Abbas, YouTube September 23, 2011 Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas addresses the 66th United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York Abbas on Friday handed over a historic ...
GUY S. GOODWIN-GILL , BLACKSTONE CHAMBERS BLACKSTONE HOUSE August 10, 2011 Â I been asked for my opinion on certain issues relating to popular representationÂ (that is, the representation of the views of the Palestinian people) which may arise incidentally
Machla Abramovitz, Managing Editor (Canadian Institute for Jewish Research)
Prof. Frederick Krantz, Director (Canadian Institute for Jewish Research)