Photo Gallery: Palestinians To Seek UN Membership
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Photo Gallery: Palestinians To Seek UN Membership

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Palestinian Statehood? A Litany of Diplomatic Failures in US and Europe

Sixty years after Israel declared statehood, the Palestinians want to follow suit this week. Washington, Jerusalem and Berlin are all trying to prevent the move. However, the Arab Spring has created new realities in the Middle East that can no longer be addressed solely by diplomatic means. As European and American influence wanes, Turkey is seeking to fill the void.
Von SPIEGEL Staff