UN assembly demands Israel drop threat to Arafat
Circumventing a U.S. veto in the Security Council, the U.N. General Assembly demanded on Friday that Israel drop its threat to deport or harm Palestinian President Yasser Arafat.
The vote in the assembly was a lopsided 133 to 4.
Yet another example of rebellion inside the halls of power! As in the collapse of the WTO talks when the poorer nations walked out or the revolt by the floor traders of NYSE leading to the forced resignation of what will soon be the entire board, the vast majority of U.N. slapped the U.S and Israel hard, refusing to back down or be cowed. Something’s happening here…