Full Court Press to Deny Palestinians Statehood - by Stephen Lendman
Palestinians again will be denied statehood and full de jure UN membership.
Palestinians deserved and were ready for statehood 63 years ago. Washington, Israel, other detractors, and naysayers say not now.
Libya's illegitimate Transitional National Council (TNC) puppet regime got theirs in less than 63 minutes.
Palestinians overwhelmingly want what imperial America and Israel intend to deny them. In fact, they're applying hardball pressure for it right now.
Palestinians have other ideas.
On September 18, Haaretz writers Ron Ben-Tovim headlined, "Majority of Palestinians believe UN statehood bid will succeed," explaining:
They also think Israel and America will respond harshly. Nonetheless, an independent Palestinian Near East Consulting poll showed 84% of Palestinians support statehood now. Moreover, they think the PA is capable of running it.