Why We Should End All Contact With Israel

In a speech to the United Nations  Abbas urged the UN Security Council to recognize Palestine’s right to statehood. Of course, Abbas knew his request would face the rejectionism of the United States, which has stood in the way of peace for more than seven decades, not just under the mercurial President Donald Trump but under his predecessors too. Abbas reiterated the very foundations of peace that Israel’s government has refused and is denounced for urging peace based on compromise and two states contrary to Israel’s government under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu and many of Israel’s government officials speak the rhetoric of violence, hatred and conflict, denying the existence of Palestinians, denying the right of Palestinians to statehood and even denying that Israel occupies lands taken during the 1967 conflict.
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