For Palestinian president, all of Israel is ‘occupied territory’

Inconvenient truth: The real barrier to peace isn’t Israeli settlements, or Israeli anything — it’s the refusal even of “moderate” Palestinians to accept the Jewish state’s existence.

MahmoudAbbas_Palestinian President_at UN_2015Even as Palestinians are stabbing Jews on Israeli streets, President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry still save their harshest criticism for Israel’s settlement-building and its “incitement” to violence.

They’d do well to notice what Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas recently had to say in Arabic to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. Continue reading “For Palestinian president, all of Israel is ‘occupied territory’”