Weakness is no excuse to make victims of a people, whether to kill them, transfer them, or take from them. Might is a poor substitute for right. Abbas has almost ended West Bank violence, and Israel's response is to take umbrage over seeking a recognition of STATUS in the UN and consider it an act of war??? Awful, awful, awful.
Iran: IAEA visit to U.S. Senate damages UN neutrality (DPA)
from the article: Israel effectively annexes Palestinian land near Jordan Valley