Skip to comments.In major reversal, U.S. agrees to rebuke Israel in Security Council
Posted on 02/16/2011 4:44:12 PM PST by Nachum
The U.S. informed Arab governments Friday that it will support a U.N. Security Council statement reaffirming that the 15-nation body "does not accept the legitimacy of continued Israeli settlement activity," a move aimed at avoiding the prospect of having to veto a stronger Palestinian resolution calling the settlements illegal.
But the Palestinian's rejected the American offer following a meeting late Wednesdy of Arab representativs and said it is planning to press for a vote on its resolution Friday, according officials familar with the issue. The decision to reject the American offer raised the prospects that the Obama adminstration may cast its first ever veto in the U.N. Security Council.
Still, the U.S. offer signaled a renewed willingness to seek a way out of the current impasse, even if it requires breaking with its key ally and joining others in the council in sending a strong message to Israel to stop its construction of new settlements. The Palestinian delegation, along with the council's Arab member Lebanon, have asked the council's president this evening to schedule a meeting on Friday. But it remained unclear whether the Palestinian move today is simply a negotiating tactic aimed at extracting a better deal from the United States.
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Israel hasn’t stood this alone in a long, long time...
Don’t worry Israel, it’s only for a couple more years and then sanity will return.
The only time she hasn’t been alone is between 1948 and 2009. Endtimes are marching in quickly.
This admin just keeps piling it on higher and deeper.
The damage he could do is frightening. Issa is trying but Obama is ignoring him. Will the GOP have the nads for writing and voting on articles of impeachment is the question of the year.
“Will the GOP have the nads...” you can stop right there. The answer is “no”.
Remember, this is the same party that could barely manage to fill a thimble from the punchbowl of government spending.
Annex Judea and Samaria tomorrow.
Permanently annex one square mile of Gaza or any surrounding country every time a single bullet or bomb or rocket originates from it.
Of course, diminished value in 'too late smart'. But it is better than not smart at all, I guess. So much irrecoverable damage, in the meantime. . .and evil has factored a thousan-fold; and an army of Trojan Horses has been built. And then there is the 'nuclear' thing. . .and the missiles aimed at Israel. Gas lines being blown up; and so much more. . .
“Israel hasnt stood this alone in a long, long time...”
True, but they’ll be fine. They will have to shed all pretense and not repeat recent military blunders.
If the Arabs want to take a another go at it, they’ll die in large numbers - because Israel won’t be able to afford to be politically correct and minimize collateral damage.
But they better hope we don’t get another term for the Kenyan - and on that score, they could have some influence on a core democratic voting block.
Somebody better clue Obamadanna in real quick about a place and an idea in the Jews’ minds called Masada.
Breach Israel’s borders and the Aswan High Dam will be nuked and an entire nation will mostly drown. The `great’ Arab Muslim capitals will be similarly nuked and the world’s largest fire ant mound called the Arab World will be reduced to poisonous embers.
Well, we’re doomed.
The majority of American Jews voted for this along with 90% of African Americans, 50+% of cino catholics, atheists and other people.
What is sick is the majority of these groups still love the islamic. To them - Palin is a million times worse.
I hope they can hold on long enough. God willing. . .
Politico reports this vaguely in a blog.
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