Diplomatic prostitution and disconnect at the UN
Representatives of 95% of the world's population supported Palestine's bid for enhanced status at the UN. The U.S.' opposition should be a sign for the world that the U.S. can no longer enjoy a monopoly on the peace process, and that its further involvement is no longer needed or wanted.
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John V. Whitbeck
The UN General Assembly voted, by 138 votes to 9, with 41 abstentions and 5 no-shows, to recognize the existence as a state “of the State of Palestine on the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967.”
The "no" votes were cast by...