Responding to yesterday’s UN vote on Palestine, Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu replied that it was a meaningless resolution which changes nothing on the ground. So far as procedure is concerned, Bibi has a point. On the other hand, such a groundswell of support for recognizing Palestine does indicated near a unanimous rejection of the US/Israeli ‘security’ narrative on the matter, together with much of the politics that the narrative is intended too support. As if to underscore the matter, it is now reported that after the UN vote, Israel has approved 3,000 New Settler Homes.
Rogue states do exist, and citing various reasons they take their stand against world opinion. Eventually, world opinion forms consensus that the arguments cited simply are not valid, and that such pernicious positions cannot be held in good conscience.
So if not at what point, then on what basis ought the world to decide that eretz Ysra’el crosses that line on the Palestinian question.