The Obama adminsitration and members of Congress and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have denounced Palestinian efforts to secure membership on UNESCO as damaging efforts to peace. Lost in these ignorant mistakes by American and Israel leaders is recognition as to what President Mahmoud Abbas has said about the impasse between Palestinians and Israel. He admitted Palestinians made two critical mistakes!
Abbas told Israel TV the decision not to accept the 1947 UN partition plan was a terrible mistake on the part of Palestinians. He now has added the 2nd Intifada was a mistake that only wound up damaging the interestsof Palestinians. In other words he has assumed responsibility for mistakes on the part of Palestinians.
We wonder if any Israel leader is willing to step forth and admit his nation has made mistakes over the past fifty odd years?