Want to doom the Palestinians? Give them statehood.

Feature:Opinion | James Poulos

The establishment of a Palestinian nation-state won’t solve the Palestinians’ problems.

Palestine bid spotlights some unlikely kingmakers - AP

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UN security council

The Palestinians expect support from several rotating Security Council members

Palestinians prepare to submit UN statehood bid - AP

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Despite U.S. and Israeli opposition, Palestinians prepared to ask United Nations for admission as a member state Friday

Why the Palestinians would welcome a US veto

Opinion | Ira Brodsky

It would actually advance their cause.

UN debacle another blow to Obama Doctrine

Opinion | James Carafano

Like Carter before him, Obama is finding that when American presidents present a face of international accommodation and ambivalence, they get taken advantage of

Paris, Palestine and 9/11

Opinion | Ray Hartwell

What I saw on my trip to France ten years ago.

US and Quartet pressure Palestinians to drop bid for UN status - The Guardian

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US and Quartet pressure Palestinians to drop bid for UN status | Palestinian leadership under pressure to abandon or modify bid for full UN membership

Israeli aircraft hit southern Gaza - AP

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‘Israeli military officials report an airstrike on southern Gaza following deadly attacks on southern Israel’

The UN should think twice before recognizing Palestinian statehood

Opinion | Ken Blackwell & Robert Morrison

If the UN recognizes Palestinian statehood, Obama should kick the international body out of New York City.

NYT's Friedman doubts sincerity of Netanyahu standing ovation - TheDC

World | Jeff Poor
Thomas Friedman

Says feat similar to Palestinians at U.N.: ‘They can both stand up and read the phone book and be assured that a bunch of knuckleheads will give them a standing ovation’

Abbas adviser: Palestinians eye $1 billion fund to rebuild Gaza - AFP

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‘In the coming weeks, we will approach private sector businessmen to create a $1 billion fund to invest in the Gaza Strip’

President Obama is not Israel's friend

Opinion | Rep. Joe Walsh

Obama has effectively abandoned the 50-year-old U.S. alliance with Israel.

Words matter -- Obama's two different speeches on Israel

Opinion | Lanny Davis

The president got things right the second time.

Egypt to open Gaza border permanently - AP

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Decision could ease the isolation of 1.4 million Palestinians in Hamas-controlled territory

Obama's latest Middle East speech shows a failure of leadership

Opinion | Rep. Dan Burton

It appears as though the president is throwing Israel to the wolves.

Obama sells out Israel -- for nothing in return

Opinion | John Wohlstetter

The president has betrayed our closest ally in the Middle East: Israel.

Obama should return to his 2007 borders

Opinion | Eric Golub

Obama has demanded that Israel return to its 1967 borders. He needs to lead by example.

Herman Cain: I'd offer Palestinians 'nothing' in peace deal - TheDC

Politics | Alex Pappas

‘I’m not convinced the Palestinians are really interested in peace’

Palestinians don't want a two-state solution

Opinion | David Andrukonis

There’s a reason Hamas won the 2006 Palestinian elections.