A girl with the Palestinian flag painted on her face attends a rally supporting the Palestinian UN bid for observer state status, in the West bank city of Ramallah, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

Palestinian Statehood: How The UN Vote Changes The Game And Why Israel May Be Nervous

(MintPress) – In a historic United Nations’ vote, the General Assembly voted to upgrade Palestine to a non-member observer — 138 countries for, nine against and 41 abstaining.  While this changes little about Palestine’s actual legal status, the symbolism of the act threatens to redefine the tone of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. It also speaks of […]