Abbas has pursued a nonviolence, peaceful coarse of action. He has not threatened. He has not demeaned Israel nor its leadership. Abbas has offered proposals that have been ignored. The UN alternative is the product of a year of stagnation in negotiations with Netanyahu. Reasonable people must take reasonable action when confronted with barriers.
Report: Palestinian, 18, killed in clashes with IDF in West Bank (Haaretz)
from the article: Abbas: Palestinians to seek full UN membership