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Palestine Officially Recognized by the UN

Lance852 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 6:25 PM
What bothers me most is not that Arabs kill our children, but that they force us to kill theirs. Also Golda Meir

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...