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Palestine Officially Recognized by the UN

chemurdered Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 12:05 AM
Next on the United Nations agenda is to approve the reversion of the borders of the United States back to 1812. Or how about China back to 1920? Or Russia back to 1890? Or France back to 1913? Why pick on Israel and 1967??
American_in_Europe Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 6:18 AM
Possibly, because the UN has been involved in this from its sad beginning, it is post-Nürnberg, and the crimes against humanity still open there come under the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice .

Why do we still support the UN?

Despite recent conflict in Gaza, which erupted after Israel decided to no longer tolerate the constant barrage of rocket fire across its border, the UN General Assembly has decided to recognize Palestine as a state. This afternoon, it granted Palestine “non-member observer state” status.

Doing nothing to ease US and Israel’s apprehension regarding the vote, UN Secretary General sent out a mistaken tweet urging a one-state solution:

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This slip up highlights the tension surrounding the issue. Pushing statehood through the UN will only...