VoR: "while still not actually being able to affect the ability of sovereign nations to defend the rights of their citizens." Brockman: "the greatest case failure of the United Nations is the lack of a Palestinian state." So, VoR, Israel is preventing the establishment of a Palestinian state because of "self-defense"? I'm curious, VoR. No, really, I am... Is there ANYTHING AT ALL that Israel can do that you can't simply handwave away with "What, that? Why, that's self-defence....." Israel: the Land where Anything Goes. Why? Because Everything is done with a shout of "I'm allowed to, coz it's self-defense, so if you don't agree then you're an anti-semite" It's such a marvelous got-out-of-goal card that you really should use it all the...... oh, yeah, I forgot; you already do.
Gunmen kill 1, wound 13 at Sri Lanka election campaign (AP)
from the article: Israel ambassador to UN: General Assembly chief is an Israel hater