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Palestine Officially Recognized by the UN

Dread Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 6:33 PM
It’s slightly possible that Europe is also getting fed up by Israel’s blockade of Gaza, its support for annexation of land designated as Palestinian for Israeli settlers, the non-proportional force it uses in response to Hamas’ provocations, and the utter lack of any sort of will to seriously move forward towards a two-state solution.
aebe Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 11:55 PM
Proportional force.An idiocy,that. Or should the Israelis respond by deliberately targeting women and children ? Foolish 'palestinians' allow the terrorists to use their homes,schools and hospitals as rocket launching sites.Whoops.

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...