Mon, Sep 19, 2011 -- 9:00 AM
A Palestinian Bid for U.N. Membership?Download audio (MP3)
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is expected to petition the United Nations Security Council this month for full U.N. membership -- but the U.S. has vowed to veto any such bid. How might the Palestinian bid affect the stalled Middle East peace process, and the domestic political landscape?
Host: Michael Krasny
- Abraham Sofaer, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and former legal adviser to the U.S. State Department
- Augustus Richard Norton, professor of international relations and anthropology at Boston University
- Beshara Doumani, professor of history at UC Berkeley
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