December 10, 2014 | Quote

Ireland to Accept Motion to Recognize Palestinian State

“The predominate perception in Europe still blames Israel for the lack of progress for peace, not the Palestinians,” Dr. Emanuele Ottolenghi, a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, last week.

“They think that somehow recognizing Palestine as a state will somehow send a message to Israel [that] unless Israel does things differently there will be negative political repercussions,” he added.

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