MADRE Statements

Resources on Palestinian Statehood Vote

Posted on: Friday, September 23, 2011

Keywords: Palestine, Gaza, Middle East, UN, US Foreign Policy

Today, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas is expected to submit a request for Palestinian statehood to the United Nations. In anticipation of the request, MADRE has compiled the below list of resources. Click on the links to learn what Palestine's bid for full membership status within the UN means for relations between Palestine, Israel, the United States and the entire Middle East region.

“Say Goodbye to the Failed 'Peace Process' as Palestine Goes to the UN” AlterNet (September 20, 2011)

“Palestinians rally in support of statehood” Al Jazeera (September 21, 2011)

“A Formal Funeral for the Two-State Solution” Foreign Affairs (September 19, 2011)

“Palestinian leader ignores US warnings on UN statehood bid” The Guardian (September 16, 2011)

“State of recognition” Al Jazeera (September 15, 2011)

“Concrete Impact of Palestine’s U.N. Bid Still Uncertain” Inter Press Service (September 15, 2011)

“Can Palestine’s Bid for UN Statehood Revive the National Movement?” The Nation (September 14, 2011)

“Palestine Goes to the UN” Huffington Post (September 12, 2011)

“Going to the United Nations, Sanctions, and the Tick-Tock of the Palestinian Spring” Jadaliyya (September 12, 2011)

“A State of Palestine Would Backfire on Its Own People” The Guardian (September 1, 2011)

“September and Beyond: Who Speaks in My Name?” Al-Shabaka (September 2011)

“The Upcoming Palestinian Uprising” Foreign Policy in Focus (August 23, 2011)


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