Democrats’ headache over Jerusalem status
BBC | Lucien Zeigler | 9.6.12
How to describe the city of Jerusalem has caused controversy at this week’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, with confusing scenes on the convention floor as a vote was held on the issue. BBC Diplomatic Correspondent Jonathan Marcus explains why.
President Barack Obama reportedly intervened personally to have the sentence “Jerusalem is and will remain the capital of Israel” returned to the Democratic Party’s main policy document.