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.
Americans Support Anti-Settlement UN Resolution
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.