General Assembly recognizes Palestine as observer state
Yitzhak Benhorin
Published: 30.11.12, 00:19
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1. But Wait! Where's Their Government?
emanon ,   USA   (11.29.12)
With so many splinter groups claiming to the the true representatives of these arabs, who speaks for them?
2. Observer Status
NIgel ,   London   (11.29.12)
In 1947,if the Palestinians had accepted partition, there would have been 65 years of peace and a larger state than they will end up with. Some victory
3. abbas no need for sales tactic speeches you won already
zionist forever   (11.29.12)
4. Is there a prize for the biggest liar in the world?
Bunnie Meyer ,   Los Angeles, CA USA   (11.29.12)
5. Abbas Believes In Peace!
ASTRONAUT ,   ME, USA   (11.29.12)
and I believe in Santa Claus! Yoffie!
6. I'm wondering about something
the mad zionist ,   sf-ny-is   (11.29.12)
If this opens the door for Palestinians to be able to claim war crimes against Israel, does this open the door for Israel to charge the Palestinians with war crimes? I'm confused about that because all I've been hearing is about Israel being charged. I'm sure the Israelis have a better case for war crime charges. Thousands of rockets fired toward civilians. Many killed by suicide bombers over the years. But of course I only hear about Israel being charged, not the Palestinians. If the Palestinians do charge Israel with their fictitious war crimes, Israel should announce an end date for water, food and electricity for the Palestinians since they are really itching to be self sufficient. This is all a crock. The Palestinians will regret this one way or the other.
7. War crimes
Mickey ,   Sydney, Australia   (11.29.12)
Abbas financed the Munich olympics massacre of Israeli athletes. Israel shoul take him to the ICC
8. Abbas "urges UN to give Palestine a birth certificate".
Jake   (11.29.12)
Gee, why would Palestine need a birth certificate, when the pallies and their supporters keep repeating the line that "Palestine has always existed"?
9. #6 It is another palestinian gimmick. Here's why.
Jake   (11.30.12)
1. The ICC can only try individuals, not states. 2. Israel is not a signatory to the ICC.
10. From America: Happy Birthday, may you have many more.
Jim ,   USA   (11.29.12)
11. If Abbas really believes in legitimacy of Pally UN bid
William ,   Israel   (11.29.12)
then he shouldn't have to lie about history to support his point. In Gaza, Hamas declared the war on Israel. In 1948, most Arabs left without ever seeing a soldier and there was no ethnic cleansing. And over the past 12 years, it was terrorism, by the PLO itself, that caused them to lose a State that was practically assured. According to Hamas and the PLO charters and stated wishes, ethnic cleansing of Jews from their homeland is their major goal. If they have to lie and distort history in order to gain legitimacy, perhaps th e"Palestinians" have no legitimacy in their State quest.
12. #2 - what Abbas is really saying is....
William ,   Israel   (11.29.12)
It's Israel's fault for fighting back to protect themselves from Arab attacks and winning. Therefore, punish Israel by awarding Arabs with another State.
13. Useless Nations. Let the saudis fund it.
BH ,   Iowa   (11.29.12)
14. Stillborn
Ron ,   LA   (11.30.12)
Abbas is delusional...There will be no 67borders, no wrong of return for so called refugees and Jerusalem is out of the question. Abbas has just sentenced another generation of Arabs to Arafats disease: promising and holding out hope for what will never be.
15. Even at this solemn time and hour for
P-e-a-c-e !   (11.30.12)
the West Bankers, Abu Mazen and his people reiterated their wish NOT to have peace with the people of Israel and not to recognize the existence of Israel. So much for his kind of peace.
16. The ICJ is a two-way street
Sarah B ,   U.S.A. / Israel   (11.30.12)
The move also opens the door for Israel to file suit against the ersatz "Palestinians" in the International Court of Justice. That may not be a road that the ersatz "Palestinians" care to embark upon.
17. Recognition of Lies...
Jennie ,   Israel/US   (11.30.12)
All those 193 Nation's representatives, have voted for a pseudo state, that can't and will not exist in peace or thrive independently... And once again, the European Union is aligning against the Jewish State...But what else is new ? All of them know, that Abbas is full of lies and deceptions, just as they are.."Last chance for 2 state" ? For 40 years, Israel was inviting Abbas to negotiate a 2 state solution, peace negotiations with lots of concessions..He refused every time...Their only answer to us or any communication with us was, and still is, firing at our homes, cowardly killing our children and innocent civilians and distroying our homes... I believe,that today Bibi should have been in UN and confront Abbas in a speach..He should have tell him and the Nations of the world, all the truth, while they listen... I wonder if from now on, Israel is still going to take care of all the basic needs of the palis ?
18. Birth certificate?
Sarah B ,   U.S.A. / Israel   (11.30.12)
No one issues a birth certificate for a stillborn baby. Israel can nip this in the bud by annexing Judea and Samaria and repatriating every single West Bank Arab to Jordan. They can take Arafat (may his name be cursed throughout eternity) with them.
19. To: P-e-a-c-e at No. 15
Sarah B ,   U.S.A. / Israel   (11.30.12)
Abbas doesn't want peace. He wants piece. Of Israel. You shouldn't refer to him as "Abu Mazen." That is an honorific he richly does not deserve.
20. State status and The next war
Ezra ,   usa   (11.30.12)
The next war Will be legitimized by their state status. After another rocket attack israel will declare war against a hostile state.
21. Israelis should thank Shimon Peres and his gang
AK   (11.30.12)
...for this disaster. Oslo Peace, a gone? And trust those international guarantees. Did I hear Peres and Israeli Left apologize for bringing on this disaster? No, they demonstrate in support of the destruction of their own country.
22. And there, the palestinians put the last nail in the coffin
Alex   (11.30.12)
And there will be no peace. Enjoy your great leadership pallys...
23. Welcome to Palestine
Lynx ,   Palestine   (11.30.12)
Israelis need to apply for a visa to travel to Ariel, Maalen Adumim, Gush Etzion, Jabal Abu Ghneim, etc.
24. ANNEX JUDEA AND SAMARIA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Chris Rettenmoser ,   Bayerisch Gmain Germ   (11.30.12)
ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
25. Lynxy-poo
Jordan Ariel ,   USA   (11.30.12)
Hate to break it to you but the GA resolution is non binding so the only thing that needs a visa is still your tuchas.
26. Why Israel doesn't leave the UN?
EU4ISLAM ,   Paris, France   (11.30.12)
Palestinian claims could be easily cut if Israel leaves the UN. This organizations is only a damage for the international community. The EU should also leave. This is nothing else, than the forum of Arab and 3rd World countries to propagate antisemitism and anti- Western ideology. Shut down the shameful UN!
27.  'birth certificate' for Palestine
split ,   US   (11.30.12)
Great sales pitch followed by facts and arguments that most of us can identify with - US is going to look pretty stupid opposing it with few bought off bantustans standing by ,... Hire him as your habara coach ;) ,...
28. Congratulations !!! Keep pounding ,...
snag ,   USA   (11.30.12)
29. Another Great diplomatic achievement by Lieberman
Tayfun_Turkey ,   Istanbul   (11.30.12)
I think Liebarman is distinctively successful Foreign Affairs Minister among all Israeli past ministers. Palestinian should underhandedly thank Lieberman for his being! I hope Lieberman will be defense Minister after elections!
30. UN Vote
DavidR ,   USA   (11.30.12)
138 anti-semite goyim and 41 coward nations have just voted the judgment and wrath of The Almighty, The Holy One of Israel, upon themselves Everyone get ready! The world is about to get very nasty.
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