Say Goodbye to the Failed 'Peace Process' as Palestine Goes to the UN
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It remains unclear how and whether this particular initiative will succeed. But after 20 years of failed U.S. diplomacy based on protecting Israel’s occupation and apartheid policies, some means of moving out of Washington and into the United Nations for the creation of a new diplomacy rooted in international law and human rights remains a vital necessity.
Phyllis Bennis is a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C. Her books include “Calling the Shots: How Washington Dominates Today’s UN,” and “Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Primer.”