Q&A: Palestinian bid for full membership at the UN

Here is an article concerning the recent Palestinian bid for UN membership from the BBC. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-13701636

In 2011, the Council on Foreign Relations published an in-depth discussion on Palestinian attempts at statehood, including various links to news articles and background information:

http://www.cfr.org/palestinian-authority/palestinian-statehood-un/p25954