WORLD WELCOMES PALESTINE
On 29th November, 2012, Palestine made a history. More than 130 countries voted to upgrade Palestine to a non-member observer state of the United Nations.
While Palestinian diplomacy triumphed on that eventful day, the United States and its ally Israel were isolated and humiliated.
Palestinian ascendancy is, indeed, a sharp rebuke to both the United States and Israel.
Canada, Panama, the Czech Republic and four tiny Pacific island states were the only ones in the 193-member UN General Assembly that backed the Washington-Tel Aviv axis in the crushing 9-138 defeat, with 41 abstentions.
Allies and friends abandoned the United States and Israel in droves, fracturing a facade of western unity that Washington had long engineered.
India voted for the upgrade in keeping with its long-standing support for the Palestinian cause, showing that its strategic ties with the United States and intense defense cooperation with Israel will hardly inhibit it…
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