PM's Spokesman: PA UN Bid – Violation of Agreements

BY ELAD BENARI & YONI KEMPINSKI, ARUTZ 7— Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s international spokesperson, Mark Regev, gave a briefing to reporters in Jerusalem on Tuesday ahead of the Prime Minister’s visit to New York for the UN General Assembly. Regev pointed out that by going to the United Nations to ask for recognition of a…

Origins of the Palestinian Unilateral Declaration of Independence

BY JONATHAN SCHANZER, inFOCUS QUARTERLY– As of early September 2011, the Palestinian Authority (PA), under the leadership of Mahmoud Abbas, was set to bypass negotiations with Israel and attempt to declare statehood at the United Nations. Many analysts have offered their speculation as to how the Palestinians might use their UN resolution to go after…

Perry says Obama Mideast policy is 'naive, arrogant'

BY REBECCA STOIL AND JPOST STAFF— Both US Republican  presidential front-runners slammed US President Barack Obama’s policy on  Israel Tuesday morning, days before the expected United Nations vote on  Palestinian statehood.  Texas Governor Rick Perry and former  Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney blamed Obama for the upcoming UN  vote, even though the US delegation was expected…