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  • OBAMA SECRETLY PLEDGES TO DIVIDE JERUSALEM. Will press Israel into new so-called land-for-peace

    01/28/2013 7:30:29 AM PST · by Nachum · 55 replies
    Klein on Line ^ | 1/28/13 | Aaron Klein
    TEL AVIV – Now that he has secured his second term, President Barack Obama has already secretly pledged to the Palestinians he will press Israel into a new round of so-called land-for-peace negotiations, a top Palestinian Authority negotiator told KleinOnline. The negotiator said top members of the Obama administration told the Palestinians the U.S. president will renew talks aimed at creating a Palestinian state in the so-called 1967 borders – meaning in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and, notably, eastern Jerusalem. The negotiator further revealed when it comes to dividing Jerusalem, Obama wants to rehash what is known as the...
  • Abbas 'Victory Speech': Jerusalem 'Eternal Capital of Palestine'

    12/02/2012 8:18:47 AM PST · by Evil Slayer · 23 replies
    IsraelNationalNews ^ | 12/2/12 | Chana Ya'ar
    PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas Sunday promised someday the PA flag would fly over “Jerusalem, eternal capital of the state of Palestine.” Thousands of people greeted Abbas rapturously upon his return from the United Nations, where the General Assembly granted the PLO, representing the PA, upgraded status as a nonmember observer state. "Raise your heads high, because you are Palestinians!” Abbas told the joyous crowd, waving PA flags in the PA capital of Ramallah, located in Samaria. "You have proof that you are stronger than the occupation, because you are Palestinians... stronger than the settlements, because you are Palestinians. "We were...
  • A Few Notable Anniversaries On The Palestinians' Big Day

    11/30/2012 8:16:51 PM PST · by zeestephen · 4 replies
    CarolineGlick.com ^ | 29 November 2012 | Caroline Glick
    On November 28, 1941 the religious and political leader of the Palestinian Arabs and one of the most influential leaders of the Arab world, Haj Amin el Husseini, met with Adolf Hitler in Berlin.
  • Clinton blasts 'unfortunate and counterproductive' U.N. Palestinian resolution

    11/29/2012 4:48:23 PM PST · by ColdOne · 9 replies
    politico44 ^ | 11/29/12 | BYRON TAU
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton blasted the United Nations General Assembly Thursday for voting to recognize Palestine as a nonmember state. "I want to say a few words about the unfortunate and counterproductive resolution at the United Nations General Assembly," Clinton said at an event hosted by Foreign Policy magazine in Washington D.C.
  • Live Thread: U.N. Set To Vote Within Hours On Palestinian State Recognition

    11/29/2012 10:48:46 AM PST · by silentknight · 54 replies
    Reuters ^ | 11/29/2012
    (Reuters) - The U.N. General Assembly is set to approve an implicit recognition of Palestinian statehood on Thursday despite threats by the United States and Israel to punish the Palestinian Authority by withholding funds for the West Bank government. - clip -- U.N. set to vote within the next few hours.
  • Should Christians support the creation of a sovereign Palestinian state?

    11/29/2012 9:05:26 AM PST · by Former Fetus · 76 replies
    Joel C. Rosenberg's Blog ^ | 11/28/2012 | Joel C. Rosenberg
    Should Christians support the creation of a sovereign Palestinian state? This has long been an important question. But it’s particularly relevant this week. On Thursday, the Palestinian leadership will ask the United Nations General Assembly to vote on a resolution that will give them enhanced international legal status, not quite a full sovereign state, but very close. The resolution is expected to pass decisively. France, Russia, China and most nations of the world have indicated they will vote “yes” on the resolution. That’s right, the world is poised to say yes to a sovereign Palestinian state despite the fact that...
  • Report: Palestinians within two votes on UN Security Council of forcing Obama veto

    09/20/2011 9:10:29 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 12 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 0:09 pm on September 20, 2011 | Allahpundit
    The bad news? This will undo any bit of goodwill we might have earned by siding with the people against their governments during the Arab Spring. The good news? The next big apology speech O gives in Cairo is shaping up to be a doozy. Palestinian officials have so far enlisted the support of at least six or seven members of the 15-member Security Council in their bid to gain United Nations recognition as a sovereign state, a senior official said Tuesday…For any decision to pass in the 15-member Council, nine affirmative votes are needed, as well as no veto...
  • Question for Palestinian president: Why embarrass Obama by forcing this statehood bid at the UN?

    09/20/2011 12:34:58 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 12 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 10:03 pm on September 19, 2011 | Allahpundit
    The vote’s on Friday. Hillary, Tony Blair, and other diplomats have been frantically negotiating with them for the past week to get them to reconsider — but so far, Abbas won’t bend. Gosh, I wonder why. A poll released Monday by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research found 83 percent of Palestinians support the unilateral declaration, and half of respondents said they would join any demonstrations that might break out in its wake. Elsewhere in the Arab world, the prevailing sentiment is similar.The website NOW Lebanon carried an unsigned editorial Monday asking, “Is this the Palestinian role in...
  • Romney: Palestinian Statehood Bid 'Culmination' of Obama's Israel Policy

    09/20/2011 12:13:30 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 6 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 8:43 AM, Sep 20, 2011 | DANIEL HALPER
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has just released a statement on the Palestinian statehood bid at the United Nations, blasting President Obama's policies toward Israel for the situation. “What we are watching unfold at the United Nations is an unmitigated diplomatic disaster," Romney said in a statement. "It is the culmination of President Obama’s repeated efforts over three years to throw Israel under the bus and undermine its negotiating position. That policy must stop now."
  • Never Again?

    09/05/2011 6:01:02 PM PDT · by Ari Bussel · 6 replies
    September Barbeque of Jews By Ari Bussel One thing I must surrender: The Palestinians are determined. Did anyone notice that they have been relatively quiet recently although September is already upon us? There were several pronouncements by the PA they would never recognize Israel as a Jewish state, but really not much more. So what is in store for Israel later this month? Israel has been relatively distracted by the “social revolt” that is now subsiding. The summer is over, school is back in session and life has to return to its normal course. The days of summer happenings at...
  • Report: U.S. trying to stall Palestinian statehood bid at UN

    09/04/2011 9:02:41 AM PDT · by tflabo · 1 replies
    Haaretz - News ^ | 9/4/11 | Report
    Senior U.S. officials and foreign diplomats, whom the Times did not identify, said the administration wanted to avoid having to cast a veto as well as a General Assembly vote that would leave only the United States and a few other nations opposed to Palestinian nationhood.
  • Spitting in God's Face

    01/25/2011 11:08:10 PM PST · by Ari Bussel · 9 replies
    Spitting in God’s Face by Norma Zager "And the Lord said unto Moses, I have seen this people, and, behold, it is a stiff-necked people: Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may wax hot against them, and that I may consume them…” Exodus 32:9-10 God has not abandoned Israel; Israel has abandoned God. Just as the generation of the Golden Calf was denied access into the Promised Land, today also turning one’s back on God will have tragic repercussions for the Jewish people. Honoring God is not a religious issue. It is an obligation of every human being,...