September 20, 2011 – Segment 1

This week, Palestinian officials are applying to the United Nations for recognition as an independent state, setting off strong reactions both of support and opposition internationally.  We’re joined by a panel to discuss what this historic moment means.  Our guests are Aziz Abu Sarah, journalist and Director of Middle East Projects at the Center for World Religions, Diplomacy, and Conflict Resolution at George Mason University, Mark Gopin, Director of the Center on World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, and Stephen Davidprofessor of International Relations and Vice Dean for Undergraduate Education at Johns Hopkins University.