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Analysis of PA uniting with Hamas
Jerusalem Post ^ | 04/24/2014 | Caroline Glick

Posted on 04/25/2014 7:37:42 PM PDT by Zenjitsuman

It’s hard not to admire Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s brazenness.

Two weeks ago, Abbas signed on to 15 international agreements that among other things require the PA to respect human rights and punish war criminals.

And this week, he signed a unity deal with two genocidal terror groups all of whose leaders are war criminals. Every leader of Hamas and Islamic Jihad, the two parties that signed the deal with the PLO, are war criminals. Under the Geneva Conventions, which Abbas signed onto just a couple of weeks ago, he is required to put them on trial, for their war crimes.

Here it is worth noting that under the Geneva Conventions, every single rocket launch from Gaza into Israeli territory is a separate war crime.

Abbas was only able to sign the Geneva Conventions on the one hand, and the unity deal with terrorist war criminals on the other, because he is utterly convinced that neither the US nor the European Union will hold him accountable for his actions. He is completely certain that neither the Americans nor the Europeans are serious about their professed commitments to upholding international law

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: carolineglick; gaza; hamas; iran; israel; lebanon; mahmoudabbas; terroristgroups; waronterror

1 posted on 04/25/2014 7:37:42 PM PDT by Zenjitsuman
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To: Zenjitsuman
It’s hard not to admire Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s brazenness.

Brazenness, bah. That's chutzpah!

2 posted on 04/25/2014 8:38:44 PM PDT by AZLiberty (No tag today.)
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Same op-ed, different source and headline:

Lives and lies for Peace: High time for Israel to demand consequences of West
Jewish World Review | 4/25/2014 | Caroline B. Glick
Posted on 4/25/2014 10:21:41 AM by Former Fetus
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3148529/posts


3 posted on 04/25/2014 9:13:10 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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4 posted on 04/27/2014 6:16:32 AM PDT by SJackson (the Democrats take back control, we don’t make (this) kind of naked power grab, J Biden)
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