Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Americans Support Anti-Settlement UN Resolution
Many of you are probably aware that the Palestinians are working to bring a UN Security Council Resolution reaffirming the illegality and destructive effects of Israeli settlements in the West Bank. This presents difficulties for the Obama Administration.
Click here to see the difficulty the State Department spokesman, PJ Crowley has in explaining how the US can consider opposing a UN resolution so clearly in line with stated US policy.
Click here to see a letter signed by a slew of impressive names, former diplomats, ambassadors to Israel, and other well-known figures in diplomacy and Middle Eastern Studies, urging the President to go for a "yes" vote in the resolution.