Personally I did not expect the Palestinians to go to the SC for full recognition. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Victor
    • 16.09.11 | 20:36 (IDT)

    This will force the US to veto, something that the Americans wish to avoid because of the potential impact on US standing in the region. Even Saudi Arabia is warning that a veto could have dire consequences on their relations with the US. In a piece published in the NYT about a week ago a prominent Saudi Prince, Turki Al-Faisa, wrote "Saudi Arabia would no longer be able to cooperate with America in the same way it historically has" and, "The 'special relationship' between Saudi Arabia and the United States would increasingly be seen as toxic by the vast majority of Arabs and Muslims, who demand justice for the Palestinian people."; http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hDGkwlB2p6ypQ5iicov7nAerW3yg?docId=CNG.37f490980793ed822010b69c4858a6ab.311

    from the article: Abbas: Palestinians to seek full UN membership
    First published 18:26 16.09.11 | Last updated 18:26 16.09.11
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