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, toldJNS.org 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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