2) Israel cannot accuse ANY other people of "living on handouts.' 3) Western investors are WAITING to put money into a Palestinian state, and 3) If the "real purpose" os access to the international courts, so what? What does Israel have to fear from open trial in the international courts?
U.S. defense chief tells Congress: Military options remain against Iran (DPA)
from the article: Palestinian officials: Abbas moving forward with bid for UN recognition