Surrounded by Palestinian flags a Palestinian chants slogans during a rally supporting the Palestinian UN bid for observer state status, in the West Bank city of Hebron, Thursday Nov. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)

With Its New UN Status, Could The Palestinian Authority Take Israel To The International Criminal Court?

On Thursday afternoon, the United Nations General Assembly recognized the Palestinian Authority as a “full nonmember observer state,” giving the Palestinians strong symbolic backing. The Palestinians’ new status begs the question: Could Palestine use its new status to bring Israel in front of the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes? Here’s what you need to know […]