American Advocacy of Arab Freedom and Democracy, with the Exception of the Palestinians - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Alan Smith UK
    • 09.09.11 | 05:17 (IDT)

    American hypocrisy at its best. Freedom and Democracy is fine for Syria and Libya, but for the Palestinians it's out of the question. The Americans obviously prefer them to remain under the yoke of the Israeli occupation, rather than giving them an independent state. That decision to veto might give Obama a few Jewish votes, but it doesn't give him any moral standing in the democratic and civilized world.

    from the article: U.S. envoys urge Abbas to reconsider Palestinian statehood bid
    First published 00:53 09.09.11 | Last updated 00:53 09.09.11
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