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Two Views on Israel-Palestine


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Palestinians gather near an Israeli military tower at the Israeli separation barrier entrance to Bethlehem to watch Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas address the U.N. on November 29, 2012.
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Palestinians gather near an Israeli military tower at the Israeli separation barrier entrance to Bethlehem to watch Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas address the U.N. on November 29, 2012.

The United Nations officially recognized Palestine as a non-member observer state last week. Meanwhile, Israel has announced plans to construct approximately 3,000 new settlement homes in the occupied West Bank. What impact will these recent developments have on the peace process?

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Andy David, consul general for Israel serving the Pacific Northwest region
  • George Bisharat, professor of law at UC Hastings College of Law and former legal consultant to the Palestinian Legislative Council

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