|Abbas Zaki speaking candidly on Al Jazeera's |
Arabic edition September 23, 2011 [Video Source]
This Ongoing War..
10 November '12..
If you are interested in seeing the generations-long conflict between Jews and Arabs over the territory of Israel, Palestine and Jordan move towards a peaceful solution, you might find the developments of this past week a touch depressing.
Palestinian Authority officials went public this week with declarations that they plan to seek non-member statehood status at the United Nations over the objections of American, European, and Israeli diplomats. Khaled Abu Toameh writing in the Jerusalem Post [here] quotes Palestinian Authority officials saying the PA will ask for a UN vote soon, possibly on November 15 or 29.
Palestine Liberation Organization's man in Lebanon and today serves on Fatah's central committee, is quoted this week in the London-based Al-Quds Al-Arabi newspaper saying
"Once we become a recognized state, we will go to all UN agencies to force the international community to take legal action against Israel..."
What might that mean?
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