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Palestine Officially Recognized by the UN

Geronimo1958 Wrote: Dec 01, 2012 8:47 AM
"Access to The Hague is most alarming. This would allow them to bring charges against Israel in international court" chicken are coming home to roost.
American_in_Europe Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 7:31 AM
Not only that.. but has advantages for those pursuing both the one-state (apartheid) and two-state solutions (ethnic cleansing).

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...