OLMV - Wael and Will speak with economist Raja Khalidi about the Palestinian bid at UN + more, Sept. 23, 2011.

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Fri, 09/23/2011 - 9:00am to 10:00am
OLMV - Wael and Will speak with economist Raja Khalidi about the Palestinian bid at UN + more

One Land, Many Voices hosts Wael Elasady and William Seaman talk with economist Raja Khalidi about the Palestinian Authority's initiative at the United Nations for full recognition of a Palestinian state and economic development in the occupied territories.  Raja Khalidi is a senior economist based in Geneva with the United Nations who has worked extensively on Palestinian development issues.  Also on the program, selections of an interview with Columbia University's Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies, Rashid Khalidi.  Rashid Khalidi talks about the PA efforts at the UN and also about the potential for genuine democratic reforms and significant improvement in the lives of the broader populations of the Middle East emerging from the Arab Spring.