Noam Chomsky: U.S. To Veto Palestinian Statehood Bid Despite “Overwhelming Intl Consensus” – video

DemocracyNow.org – President Obama publicly confirmed Monday that the United States will oppose any attempt by the Palestinians to achieve statehood at the United Nations, but Palestinians leaders are still vowing to move ahead with their bid for statehood this week.

What will the ramifications of a U.S. veto be? For more, Democracy Now! speaks with Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor Emeritus Noam Chomsky.

“If the Palestinians do bring the issue to the Security Council and the U.S. vetoes it, it will be just another indication of the real unwillingness to permit a settlement of this issue in terms of what has been for a long time an overwhelming international consensus,” Chomsky says.




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Noam Chomsky: U.S. To Veto Palestinian Statehood Bid Despite “Overwhelming Intl Consensus” – YouTube.

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