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    The Palestinians will try and get the status of a non-member observer state. Once the GA recognizes Palestine as a state (even if a non UN member), they would probably be able to become member state of the ICC, then file criminal complaints against important Israelis involved in settlements. This will bring the settlement enterprise to an end, removing the main incentive of the Israeli Rightist government to drag peace talks on and on and never end them while Israel keeps swallowing up the West Bank. This move is necessary for peace talks to become productive.

    from the article: Palestinians ready backup plan ahead of expected holdup at UN
    First published 19:05 09.11.11 | Last updated 19:05 09.11.11
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