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Palestine Officially Recognized by the UN

DagNabbit Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 7:13 PM
They initiated a hostility by being created on someone else's land and just walking in and setting up shop. Explain to me what right Israel has to exist? None. OTOH, if Israel had been created in part of Germany, I'd be their biggest supporter.

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...