The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Arab Spring, Palestinian Autumn

Posted on | May 21, 2011 | 8 Comments

A predictable outcome:

Palestinians will seek recognition as a United Nations member-state in September given the deadlock in U.S.-brokered peacemaking with Israel, a senior Palestinian official said Saturday.
Nabil Shaath urged President Barack Obama, who Thursday criticized the planned move at the U.N. general assembly, to join other countries in endorsing a Palestinian state taking in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. . . .
“Of course we will go to the United Nations,” Shaath, an aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, told Reuters.
“Especially after Netanyahu used the old pretext that he needs defensible borders’ to keep stealing our land, control the Jordan Valley and create demographic facts on the ground.”

To repeat, the obstacle to negotiating peace with Abbas and his ilk is simple: They don’t want peace. They want dead Jews. Just in case you haven’t seen it yet, here’s video of Bibi Netanyahu schooling Obama:


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