Monday, August 8, 2011

Questions and Answers on Palestinian Authority Unilateral Independence Bid

By Barry Rubin

Answering briefly four questions:

1) What are the chances that the PA achieves a triumph at the UN?

2) If the Palestinian state is recognized in the UN, what are the consequences for Israel?
3) What will happen if the Palestinian initiative fails? Is there fear a reaction violent, a new Intifada?
4) What role Obama has played in this process? He looks less pro-Israel than other U.S. presidents?

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