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Israel, Palestinians gird for showdown over U.N. resolution on withdrawal | The Washington Post

By Carol Morello and William Booth

Israel and the Palestinians are girding for a showdown at the United Nations this week over a resolution that would recognize a Palestinian state and demand an end to the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory in less than two years.

The Palestinian leadership, frustrated after two decades of peace talks that have failed to bring statehood, announced that it will submit the resolution to the Security Council on Wednesday.

It is likely doomed from the start.

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