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Palestine Officially Recognized by the UN

Stan306 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 12:47 AM
Oh look, more proof that the UN is complete idiocy...
Nathaniel20 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 6:08 AM
I just wish that we in the UK had shown the same fortitude the Israelis have in dealing with their terrorism problem, we should have just wiped out all the IRA and their sympathisers, retaking the Republic of Ireland and killing their supporters in other countries if necessary

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...