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Opinion Editorials, June 2011
The New-Old Anti-Palestinian American Foreign Policy
By Salim Nazzal
Al-Jazeerah, CCUN, June 13, 2011
The belief that Obama might be much better than other united states presidents proved to be an illusion Arabs need to review. The later speeches of Obama indicate clearly that the USA is going to stand against Palestine efforts to be a full membership in the United Nation next September.
The USA did not only take this hostile position alone but Obama went
abroad to convince other countries to adapt the Israeli position to block
the Palestinian efforts.
Netanyahu made it clear that there is no to return to the
1967 borders , which in fact No to Peace, and the USA backs this policy
which leads to prolong occupation and to more bloodshed in the region. This
week Israel murdered more than 22 peaceful Palestinian demonstraters on the
border of the occupied Golan Heights and injured hundreds. This has gone
without any real condemnation from the western democratic countries
because Israel has apparently become a state over law.
Past history will support this argument.
When Palestinians thought that the international society will
return them their rights nothing happened and the Palestine cause was
almost forgetten.But when Palestinian took arms and used armed struggle
America and Europe called them terrorists, and when Palestinians used
peaceful civil struggle Israel murdered them and these countries did
nothing to stop Israel. And when Palestinians went to negotiations the
negotiations lasted 20 years and Israel used it to fill
Palestine with more settlements to impose facts on the ground. And now
when Palestinians go to the UN America and some European countries stand
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