Taking the UNSC bid to committe will actually help the PLO - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 20.09.11 | 04:41 (IDT)

    THINK about it! The PLO is an "observer entity", so if this bid goes to an immediate vote then the UNSC will be voting on TWO questions Q(1) Is Palestine a state? Q(2) If "yes" then can it join our club? But if this bid goes to committee then Q(1) becomes moot when the UNGA elevates their status to "non-member state". Get it? THIS time the "facts on the ground" actually shift in the PLO's favour, because the "facts" being established in the UNGA will strengthen their bid.

    from the article: In Palestinian eyes, U.S. president has become the bad guy
    First published 02:14 20.09.11 | Last updated 02:14 20.09.11
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