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Hamas, Palestine Set for Increased Power at the United Nations

wtmoore1 Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 8:16 AM
That's not racist or anything. "Samir Naga...Naga....Nagonna work here anymore, anyway..." Priceless.
Palestine is not recognized as a state at the United Nations. All that could change this week as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attempts to upgrade its status to "observer state" - implicitly recognizing Palestine as an independent nation.

As Reuters reports, this upgrade could present a whole host of new issues, especially with regard to its relationship with Israel and the general anti-Israel sentiment that runs deep through the international organization.

The Palestinian Authority has circulated a revised draft resolution to U.N. member states calling for an upgrade of its U.N. status to an "observer state" ahead of...
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