Sunday, September 4, 2011

Obama Administration Works to Stall Palestinian Statehood at the U.N.

Good luck with that.

At NYT, "U.S. Appeals to Palestinians to Stall U.N. Vote on Statehood":

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has initiated a last-ditch diplomatic campaign to avert a confrontation this month over a plan by Palestinians to seek recognition as a state at the United Nations, but it may already be too late, according to senior American officials and foreign diplomats.

The administration has circulated a proposal for renewed peace talks with the Israelis in the hopes of persuading the Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, to abandon the bid for recognition at the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly beginning Sept. 20.

The administration has made it clear to Mr. Abbas that it will veto any request presented to the United Nations Security Council to make a Palestinian state a new member outright.

But the United States does not have enough support to block a vote by the General Assembly to elevate the status of the Palestinians’ nonvoting observer “entity” to that of a nonvoting observer state. The change would pave the way for the Palestinians to join dozens of United Nations bodies and conventions, and it could strengthen their ability to pursue cases against Israel at the International Criminal Court.

Meanwhile, enemies of Israel leave comments like this at YouTube:
Jews stole and are stealing land from the Palestinians. Jews are subhumans. And jewish girls are harier than apes. And their nose is bigger than their penises. Jews are ugly as fuck. Fuck Israel. Give Palestinians their land back you landstealing parazides.


Philippe Öhlund said...

There are many sad comments about Jews, Donald! :-)

First God gave the land to the Jews.

Then the Jews were attacked and won the land by war.

Finally the Jews bought the land God already had given them, and which they had won by war.

And now some say the Jews stole the land.

If there was a modern Levitical Priesthood I would join it, but there is none, no, there is not even a Temple in Jerusalem.

We only have a lot of crazy religious interpretations.

We live in a sad world.