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Palestine Officially Recognized by the UN

Joe_Ks Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 2:52 AM
The difference being that the Jews are as historically linked to Israeli territory as the Palestinians, if not more so and the Jews have not sworn to wipe the earth clean of Palestinians and are not using the corrupt United Nations as a weapon of war against the Palestinians. Nor are they in the habit of killing Palestinians just for something to do on a rainy day.

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...