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Hamas, Palestine Set for Increased Power at the United Nations

CarlStevenson Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 7:21 AM
No, most of the there have skin in the game in that they are tyrannical dictators. The want more of their murderous kind in the UN. US out of the UN, UN out of the US! Stop giving the tyrants our money!
Palestine is not recognized as a state at the United Nations. All that could change this week as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attempts to upgrade its status to "observer state" - implicitly recognizing Palestine as an independent nation.

As Reuters reports, this upgrade could present a whole host of new issues, especially with regard to its relationship with Israel and the general anti-Israel sentiment that runs deep through the international organization.

The Palestinian Authority has circulated a revised draft resolution to U.N. member states calling for an upgrade of its U.N. status to an "observer state" ahead of...
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