Is Abbas serious?

The Palestinian leader’s threats to go to the ICC are misguided, self-deluding and fraught with non-sequiturs.

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September 16, 2014 13:23
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THE PALESTINIAN Authority leadership’s fixation on “internationalizing the conflict” by “going back to the UN,” joining various international conventions and taking Israeli political and military leaders to the International Criminal Court sounds dramatic and even threatening. But it involves a large degree of self-delusion.

It is much like the annual “Israel- bashing” ritual through non-binding UN General Assembly resolutions that may well pamper the egos of the Arab and Muslim states that advance them, but have little or no effect on international law, the international community or Middle East peace.

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