President Obama called for the creation of a Palestinian State one year ago this week. He will go before the U.N. again this week to speak out against the very scenario that he supported just one year ago. The Palestinians are demanding statehood and a seat on the U.N. Security Council. Of course they have not reversed course on their insistence that Israel has no right to exist and that they have an unlimited right of return.
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Obama is reversing course because the talks between the Palestinian Authority and Israel have not resumed. While envoys try to restart the talks, the only options remaining to the U.S. are to use veto power and or stop all aid to the Palestinians. If the President vetoes the bid, relations in the Arab world will be damaged.
Washington is keen to avoid carrying out a threat to veto a Palestinian request for full membership of the U.N., a move likely to further damage America’s already battered reputation in the Middle East, particularly following its strong backing for moves toward self-determination in the region this year,” the Guardian observed.Two of the other four Security Council members with veto power, Russia and China, back the Palestinian effort. But some European and Arab nations are urging Abbas to take his request to the U.N. General Assembly, which can offer only observer status to the Palestinians, to save the United States the embarrassment of having to wield its veto. The Palestinians insist that their U.N. effort does not preclude resuming negotiations later. The Financial Times reported on Thursday that Netanyahu plans to address the U.N. General Assembly on the same day that Abbas delivers a speech calling for Palestinian statehood. “The General Assembly is not a place where Israel usually receives a fair hearing,” Netanyahu said. “But I still decided to tell the truth before anyone who would like to hear it.” According to the Times, “the announcement suggests that the Israeli government now has little faith in the last-ditch effort by U.S. and European negotiators to stop the Palestinian drive for statehood at the U.N.” Read more on Newsmax.com: Obama Scrambles to Avoid Embarrassment Over UN Palestine Vote
This is the reason that Jewish America should never support Barack Obama again. He has called for a return to the pre 1967 borders and this video shows why that is simply impossible.
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