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Palestine Officially Recognized by the UN

Marc_H Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 7:30 AM
so how large a group of people do it need to go into DC and claim it as my homeland? dimplomats do not seek to solve any problems, to them the goal is to get dimplomats to tlak about stuff and to be able to go out into the New York night life.

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...