Middle East Issues

Resolve the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (old ver.)

Submitted by Sarah Gonzales on October 13, 2005 - 6:49am. :: |

Note:  This is an old resolution and has been superceded by a new version. 


WHEREAS, The Israeli-Palestinian conflict killed 920 Israelis and 2,682 Palestinians between September 29, 2000 and February 11, 2004; and

WHEREAS, The U.S. gives almost thirty times as much money to the Israeli government and military ($15,000,000) daily, as to Palestinian, non-governmental organizations ($570,000); and

WHEREAS, The U.S. reliance on force rather than diplomacy and its unbalanced support of Israel's conflict with the Palestinians have greatly injured the credibility of the United States, especially in the Arab and Muslim world; and

WHEREAS, Nearly 60% of Europeans believe Israel presents a threat to peace, putting it ahead of Iran, North Korea and the United States, each of which polled 53%; and

WHEREAS, The U.S. decries extremist Palestinian suicide bombers sent to kill Israeli civilians, but ignores Israel’s violations of international law when it confiscates Palestinian land for Israeli settlements and builds walls that cage and impoverish Palestinians; and

WHEREAS, The Palestinian struggle for self determination should not be equated to the terrorist activities of the criminal organization, Al Queda; and

WHEREAS, The only way for Israelis to be secure is for Palestinians to be secure; therefore be it


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