After the US blocked full United Nations (UN) status earlier this year, the UN assembly voted 138-9 vote with 41 abstentions in favor of nonmember status for Gaza. The implications for the Palestinian – Israel conflict are discussed.
Although officials within the Israeli government have said they view the United Nations (UN) recognition of Gaza as a potentially larger threat than Hamas’ rocket attacks, it appears that two days from now Gaza will achieve UN status.
A time line shows the U.S. and Israel motives in the recent Gaza conflict are to block Gaza from improving its UN status so it cannot receive greater levels of UN AID and cannot sue Israel in International court.
A time line of stories relating to the Israeli – Palestinian conflict. It appears that the Palestinian Bid for U.N. non-member may have played a key role in the escalation of the conflict and may also play a role in future developments.