Palestinian self determination through peaceful political means - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Karl
    • 29.11.12 | 09:44 (IST)

    I really don't understand why Israel is so opposed to Palestinians seeking recognition through the UN. Isn't it better than through the usual acts of terror? Don't Israelis want the rockets, mortars, and bombings to stop? Aren't the prospect of peace talks built on civil discussion instead of violence? Rather I should say, I don't really understand why Israel's excuses for opposing Palestinian recognition and eventual statehood through the UN are so comically flimsy and seem to intentionally give off the notion that Israel's true reasons for opposing Palestinian statehood are far more insidious?

    from the article: With Palestinians near certain to win UN recognition, Israel increasingly isolated
    First published 04:54 29.11.12 | Last updated 04:54 29.11.12
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