The US can veto it, but it will have a hard time. US prestige is already
decaying. It is sensed more and more as a failing power, unable to solve
conflicts or to show fair balance. The price to pay for vetoeing will be
further damage in its image in the Arab and Muslim world. Out of 192
countries in the world, 56 are Muslims, almost one billion people. Does
it worth support a single nation with 7.2 millions?
Despite Shaked’s intentions, right-wing leader Naftali Bennett says the effort does not reflect 'creeping annexation' of the settlements.
Nottingham City councilor Ilyas Azis suggested that it might have been wiser to create Israel in the United States.
After Assad crossed Obama's 'red line' by using chemical arms, a deal was reached to see all such weapons removed from the war-torn country. Last week however, the regime used a chemical agent - most likely sarin - against ISIS.
Unless more U.S. Jews who oppose the occupation become members of established Jewish organizations and donate money, the establishment is unlikely to heed calls of those who want it to condemn the occupation.