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Analysis: Anti-Israel UN Resolution Would Undermine Peace Talks

Grant Rumley
23rd December 2016 - Quoted by The Tower

The passage of a one-sided anti-Israel resolution at the United Nations Security Council, as is anticipated to occur today, would mark a significant departure from an international consensus governing peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.

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Grant Rumley, an expert on Palestinian politics at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, warned in May that the West’s refusal to challenge Abbas’s autocratic kleptocracy “could have a devastating effect on the long-term prospects for a viable Palestinian state.” The passage of this resolution would have the same effect.

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abbas, israel, united-nations