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Hamas, Palestine Set for Increased Power at the United Nations

Panda Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 5:52 AM
Great. The UN really needed another Jew-hating vote, right?
wtmoore1 Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 8:24 AM
Because "observer-status" means your a voting member...
wtmoore1 Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 8:25 AM
*you're a voting member.


Stupid grammar mistakes.
scrow Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 9:39 AM
So you're guaranteeing it will stop there and they will never become a voting member?
Palestine is not recognized as a state at the United Nations. All that could change this week as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attempts to upgrade its status to "observer state" - implicitly recognizing Palestine as an independent nation.

As Reuters reports, this upgrade could present a whole host of new issues, especially with regard to its relationship with Israel and the general anti-Israel sentiment that runs deep through the international organization.

The Palestinian Authority has circulated a revised draft resolution to U.N. member states calling for an upgrade of its U.N. status to an "observer state" ahead of...
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