Even if you looked hard, it would have been difficult to spot an American flag among attendees at the Democratic National Convention. What you would have seen, were Palestinian flags prominently on display.
On a night awash in history, Hillary Clinton triumphantly became the first woman to lead a major American political party toward the White House, breaking through a barrier that eluded her eight years ago.
A draft of the Democratic Party's policy positions reflects the influence of Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign on a number of issues, including the Israeli-Palestinian conflict - but leaves out reference to the so-called 'occupation.'
For the first time in US history, in what is a remarkable milestone for the American people, a female candidate has been chosen to represent a major political party in the race to become the next president of the United States.
A recent survey showed liberal Democrats are twice as likely to sympathize with Palestinians over Israel than they had been two years ago. Now, Bernie Sanders appointed Cornel West and James Zogby, who hope to insert their pro-Palestinian views into the Democratic platform.