STATEHOOD Israel Isolated by Arab Spring, Palestinian State Bid

September 2011
Middle East Reporter (Weekly Edition);9/24/2011, Vol. 141 Issue 1270, p11
The article discusses the report by Lebanese expert Randa Haidar in "An Nahar" on the impact of the Arab Springs in the political isolation of Israel and the State bid of the Palestinians to seek recognition from the United Nations (UN). Haidar says that Israel has not felt similar political isolation it currently suffers since a long time ago. Furthermore, the Palestinians expect that their bid to the UN will lead to the establishment of new peace talks with Israel.


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