Middle East matters

Israel: campaigning against a Palestinian state

Palestinians are days away from officially requesting UN membership, and their officials are busy rounding up every possible vote. But the Israeli side is also hard at work, spreading its own vision of the question. Also, we look at how Turkish premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan is inspiring the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. Finally, protests in Syria have passed the six-month mark. We visit Douma, a restive suburb of Damascus.