Daniel F. Rivera was interviewed by Maria Elvira of 8 WGENTV Miami news about the exhumation of the body of the former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat as well as how Mahmoud Abbas' attempt to upgrade Palestinian status in the United Nations would affect the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Prof. Rivera also discussed the constitutional decree issued by the current President of Egypt, Muhammad Mursi, and the wave of social unrest as a result of this declaration.