Former president Jimmy Carter is in his element with Barack Obama’s betrayal of Israel and so should we be surprised that Carter is calling on Obama to finish off the state of Israel. Oh, I know, he did not say those words verbatim but Carter is, has and will always be anti-Israel.
Carter’s op-ed in the New York Times calling on Obama to recognize a Palestinian state can be broken down in two words, “finish it;” namely, “grant American diplomatic recognition to the state of Palestine” before the inauguration next month even though doing so would empower Israel’s enemies to rain down upon the nation, the actions of which both Obama and Carter would never object.
Canada Free Press by Dan Calabrese
The UN is probably willing, so why not just go ahead and do it now? Jimmeh writes in the New York Times that this is exactly what Obama should do:
I am convinced that the United States can still shape the future of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict before a change in presidents, but time is very short. The simple but vital step this administration must take before its term expires on Jan. 20 is to grant American diplomatic recognition to the state of Palestine, as 137 countries have already done, and help it achieve full United Nations membership.
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The Security Council should pass a resolution laying out the parameters for resolving the conflict. It should reaffirm the illegality of all Israeli settlements beyond the 1967 borders, while leaving open the possibility that the parties could negotiate modifications[…]