Skip to main content

Bullying the Palestinians - Opinion - Al Jazeera English

Bullying the Palestinians - Opinion - Al Jazeera English: "It appears that US dealings with the Palestinians have entered a new phase: Bullying.

On Thursday, President Barack Obama telephoned Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president, to urge him to block a UN Security Council resolution condemning settlements. Obama pressed very hard during the 50 minute call, so hard that Abbas felt constrained to agree to take Obama’s request to the PLO executive committee (which, not surprisingly, agreed that Abbas should not accede to Obama’s request).

But what a request it is!

For Palestinians, Israeli settlements are the very crux of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. After all, it is the gobbling up of the land by settlements that is likely to prevent a Palestinian state from ever coming into being.

Asking the Palestinian leader to agree to oppose a resolution condemning them is like asking the Israeli prime minister to agree to drop Israel’s claim to the Israeli parts of Jerusalem.

- Sent using Google Toolbar"

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

29 Pages Revealed: Corruption, Crime and Cover-up Of 9/11 :  Information Clearing House - ICH

29 Pages Revealed: Corruption, Crime and Cover-up Of 9/11 :  Information Clearing House - ICH


By Kristen
Breitweiser



July
17, 2016 "Information
Clearing House
"
- "HP"
-  First and foremost, here is what you
need to know when you listen to any member of
our government state that the newly released 29
pages are no smoking gun — THEY ARE LYING.



Our government’s relationship to the Kingdom of
Saudi Arabia is no different than an addict’s
relationship to heroin. Much like a heroin
addict who will lie, cheat, and steal to feed
their vice, certain members of our government
will lie, cheat, and steal to continue their
dysfunctional and deadly relationship with the
KSA — a relationship that is rotting this nation
and its leaders from the inside out.



When CIA Director John Brennan states that he
believes the 2…