Hello, Lakshmi, I am very much aware of the UN's role in Israel's creation; please note my post specifically addressed the UN's behaviour toward Israel over the last thirty years or so, not in 1947-48. In Middle Eastern affairs, the UN suffers from the same perceptual problem as does the US: it is not trusted by all parties as an honest broker. My personal hope is that the UN regains both its trust and authority to help the cause of peace; but at present, many (if not most) Israelis only see it as inimical to Israel's survival, and thus wholly disqualified as a negociating party. Kind regards.
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