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Palestine Officially Recognized by the UN

Joel176 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 6:56 PM
I suppose thats why all the Christians and Jews in all the other middle east countries have either left, been killed, or are continually under threat of death. They build bunkers. whoda thunk that.

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...