Israel is being railroaded into creating a Palestinian state– All this on behalf of an invented people who didn’t exist 50 years ago
Since when did the Palestinians become entitled to a state?
January 1, 2017 By Ted Belman
In 2011, Newt Gingrich said “The Palestinians are an invented people.” He was right. So why are they entitled to a state?
In 1964, the Palestine Liberation Organization was formed to liberate Palestine through armed struggle. But it took years for the notion of a Palestinian people to crystalize. In 1967, they were not recognized as such, nor were they considered a party to the conflict. Security Council Resolution 242 passed after the ‘67 war, made no mention of them.
In 1978, when the peace treaty with Egypt was being finalized, Pres Carter pushed PM Begin to agree to create a Palestinian state in five years. Begin refused but did agree…
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