Skip to comments.UN's Falk ties Boston bombs to Obama's Israel trip
Posted on 04/23/2013 4:25:01 PM PDT by SJackson
Rights council official insinuates the "darkly glamorized" Boston bombings happened because of Obama's love-letter to Israel.
UN Human Rights Councils Palestine monitor Richard Falk has drawn connections between the recent Boston Marathon bombing and US President Barack Obamas compliance with the State of Israel.
In an article titled A Commentary on the Marathon Murders in the online Foreign Policy Journal, Falk, a self-proclaimed advocate of 9/11 conspiracy theories, implies the Boston attack was largely due to Obamas recent trip to Israel.
As long as Tel Aviv has the compliant ear of the American political establishment, those who wish for peace and justice in the world should not rest easy, he writes.
In his essay, Falk compares the marathon bombing to the 2001 destruction of the Twin Towers in New York City, saying that both incidents have led to America embracing Islamophobic falsehoods.
He also mentions that the reason for the lack of progress in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and strained relations between the US and Arab nations is the strong pushback by Israel and its belligerent leader, [Prime Minister Binyamin] Bibi Netanyahu, which has led to Obama succumbing to the ethos of Israel.
He adds that this has led to accelerating backpedaling in relation to opening political space in the Middle East.
Falk describes Obamas recent speech in Jerusalem during his visit to the Middle East as a love letter to the Israeli public rather than a demonstration of his belief in peace.
The comments have since been condemned by various rights groups including Global Jewish Advocacy (AJC) and UN Watch.
In a letter to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and US Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice, UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer said Falks comments are a blatant justification for terrorism, insulting the memory of Bostons dead and wounded, insulting the American people.
Here he goes again, said AJC executive director David Harris. Given his public record, the question is why Richard Falk still occupies a UN position. Is there no shame?
Bnai Brith International also called for Falks removal from the Human Rights Council, saying that his latest string of inflammatory remarks whether it be on the Internet or in one of his reports to the council has no place in the United Nations, and his continued presence at the UNHRC further undermines the credibility of the system.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon said that he would not condemn Falk for his essay, since he is not responsible for Falks independent views, said UN spokesman Farhan Haq.
UN Watch said it was confused and disappointed by the UN chiefs silence.
Now this is just plain retarded, all the jihadis know where obamas true heart lies and would never for a minute believe anything he said to the Israelis! This piece of crap wants to blame anyone but the muslims, but what else would you expect from a UN stooge and reprobate.
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Guess this means if the Jews didn't do it, Jews made Obama do it.
My opinion, time to send the UN to Afghanistan..I am sick and tired of hearing from these Communist clowns telling US how to run out country..I read what that piece of dog doo(trust me I wanted to use the other word) had to say..I dare him, I double dog dare him to say that to the face of Martin Richard’s father..the schmuck won’t have a tongue, he can join his buddy Tsarnaev in the hospital having to write on a pad and paper
out-our..sorry for the typo
You mean the bombing wasn’t from a youtube video? Who’da thunk it?
Falk is clearly brain-damaged.
It’s depressing to note how many such idiots these days seem to have found their way into positions of influence.
We can only surmise that, owing to the pressures of public life, respectable and intelligent people are simply avoiding political and diplomatic careers.
thanks SJackson, additional:
Did Boston Have It Coming? The United Nations Says Yes
Power Line | 4/23/2013 | John Hinderaker
Posted on 04/23/2013 6:33:04 PM PDT by markomalley