Palestinian State

UN Security Council Meets To Discuss Palestinian Statehood, Lobbying ContinuesThe United Nations Security Council took the first steps in considering the Palestinian's request for statehood, meeting behind closed doors on Monday on the controversial bid. The arm twisting has begun.
Abbas Backs Down, Won't Call For Immediate Vote On Palestinian StatehoodPresident Obama said in public what he is also saying in private -- that a Palestinian state can only be achieved by the Israelis and Palestinians going to the bargaining table and tackling the hard questions that face them.