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Unformatted text preview: hy Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Turkey, Qatar, Gaza, Oman, Yemen and Afghanistan are now seeking more extensive diplomatic relations with Tehran;¶ ∙ why PA President Mahmoud Abbas has successfully convinced many South American countries to recognize a Palestinian state despite Israeli and U.S. objections;¶ ∙ why most of the European nations are upgrading the diplomatic status of PA offices in their capitals despite U.S. and Israeli opposition;¶ ∙ why Mahmoud Abbas feels free to resist any negotiations with Israel yet continues to demand (on the one hand) that both east Jerusalem and the West Bank be Judenrein (Jew
free) but that seven million Palestinians must have an absolute right to return to Israel (on the other); and¶ ∙ why Fatah, the power behind the PA, feels free to name streets, marketplaces and tournaments after Palestinian suicide bombers, continues to violate the provisions of the Oslo Accords and the Roadmap by not curbing antiIsraeli/antiSemitic hatred and incitement in its media and educa...
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2013 for the course DEBATE 101 taught by Professor None during the Summer '12 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Summer '12