The president of the Palestinian Authority has asked the U.N. to recognize his state. The Israelis say such a move would violate past agreements and are threatening retaliation. U.S. and European diplomats are scrambling to head off what could be a diplomatic train wreck.
Palestinian President Asks U.N. For State Recognition
By editor • Sep 23, 2011
Originally published on September 23, 2011 1:00 pm