Sunday, September 25, 2011

Challenges in Defining an Israeli-Palestinian Border

Palestinian leaders plan to seek recognition of statehood at the United Nations this month. Below, explore some of the contentious issues that negotiators will face in drawing a border between Israel and a future Palestinian state.

Borders and Barriers: An Overview
From the Green Line to the West Bank barrier to the Old
City in Jerusalem, the key issues explained, in maps

Individual Voices

 Different video perspectives on Israel and a Palestinian state.

Mahdi Abdul Hadi

Chairman of Pales-
tinian interest group

Uri Segal

Symphony conductor from Tel Aviv

Adalia Danielle Salomaa


Marco Carmignani

U.N. Truce Super-
vision Organization


 From locations on both sides of the Green Line.
Rina Castelnuovo for The New York Times
A new light rail train drives beside a wall of the Old City in Jerusalem. The Israeli light rail project has been criticized because parts of it run through areas that are on the predominantly-Palestinian side of the Green Line.

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