Israeli security officials speculate that the PA may be trying to deflect Palestinian outcry over PA President Mahmoud Abbas’s decision to call for a delay of the UN Human Rights Council’s vote regarding the UN’s Goldstone report that accused Israel of war crimes during the Jewish state’s defensive war in Gaza in December and January.
One, a young Palestinian American, recited a poem in Obama’s presence that accused the Israeli government of terrorism in its treatment of Palestinians and sharply criticized U.S. support of Israel, the Times reported.
Surprise Abbas Move Inspired
Sources close to Khoury told this column the minister did not resign to protest Abbas’s political move. Rather, he received signals that if the Wataniya matter became known, Khoury would be publicly blamed for pressuring the PA into opposing the UN vote.
Aaron Klein is Jerusalem bureau chief for WorldNetDaily.com. He appears throughout the week on leading U.S. radio programs and is the author of the book “The Late Great State of Israel.” Follow Klein on Twitter under the name “AaronKleinWND.”
About the Author: Aaron Klein is a New York Times bestselling author and senior reporter for WND.com. He is also host of an investigative radio program on New York's 970 AM Radio on Sundays from 7 to 9 p.m. Eastern. His website is KleinOnline.com.
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