Prospects for Palestinian Statehood
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Prospects for Palestinian Statehood

September 19, 2011 5:42 pm (EST)

Prospects for Palestinian Statehood
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Steven Cook, Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations discusses the prospects and implications of the Palestinian bid for UN recognition of statehood. Cook cautions that "an American veto or American opposition to this declaration of statehood is likely to roil already intense and uncertain and unstable political environments throughout the region."

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