A Fight the U.S. Wants to Avoid

Zalan, Kira
September 2011
U.S. News Digital Weekly;9/16/2011, Vol. 3 Issue 37, p10
The article examines the implications of the Palestinian bid for membership status in the United Nations (U.N.) against Washington's plan to block it. The thrust of the Palestinian Authority to upgrade its status from nonvoting observer entity is presented along with the Israel's position on a U.N. resolution that defines borders not agreed to through negotiation. The status of negotiations between Israel and Palestine is discussed together with efforts of the U.S. and Turkey and Saudi Arabia.


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