Mideast Israel Palestinians Statehood

September 4, 2011 - 1:10 PM
In this Aug. 30, 2011 photo, Israeli Mike Guzafsky, 47, a settler who trains guard and attack dogs for settlements, performs a training exercise with a dog in the West Bank settlement of Elazar, near Jerusalem. Israeli soldiers, policemen and West Bank settlers are rehearsing for a new kind of possible unrest this month when Palestinians plan to hold mass demonstrations supporting their bid to win recognition of an independent state at the United Nations. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)