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Palestine Officially Recognized by the UN

Lance852 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 6:54 PM
Never said Israel was pure in this. However, there's a big difference in attempting to get along with Arabs, and too many of those Arabs not validating the Jews right to exist. If someone's sworn duty was to eliminate me and my kind from the earth, I'd be a bit extreme in my response.

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:


This slip up highlights the tension surrounding the issue. Pushing statehood through the UN will only...