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Palestine as a non-member observer state?

Palestine has now become a non-member observer state. Is this action enacted by the U.N. good, bad, or neutral and who is it good or bad for in the world?


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  • Nov 30 2012: Long over dew

    But as Israel has always pointed out, they are not going to change their illegal land grab nor act on "Peace" in anyway other then the one they dictate.

    And I am sorry to say CANADA voted along with USA on opposing this motion....even those ...because this is a U.N. motion it will have all the strength of a wet paper bag anyway and nothing move.
    • Nov 30 2012: I understand it takes a security council vote to have any legal value, but the fact is it changes how the Middle Eastern debate points are formulated. Now all countries that may see Israel as a threat have a valid reason for establishing a support line to the areas worst impacted. This move could cause tension between a lot of countries.
      • Nov 30 2012: True but it also allows Palestine (and others) to call Israel's crimes "war crimes" and bring them to court. No it will not contain or change Israelis behaviour

        instead it will justify continued action such as this to-day ..http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20552391

        BUT the bottom line is it doesn't negate the fact that their destiny resides in that their actual population count is decreasing...whereas the Palestinian population is increasing. Their's is a Cruel God after all!!

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