The Arab league continued to defendits reputation as an impotent and ineffective organization - rather successfully - in its recent "response" to the US veto. Firstly, they knew, before introducing the doomed resolution, that US will veto anything condemning Israel, so what did they go ahead with it? some say to embarrass the United States, is that the best Arabs can hope? I think it was at least coordinated with the United States, so Arab regimes can appear to be doing something and keep the Arab masses silent. But that was not all, Arabs declared they will lift the embargo on the Palestinian government and will never tolerate it. Well, the Palestinians were being starved for more than 6 months, did the Arabs just find out? No, it was another coordinated and convenient setup coming just days or hours before the announcement of a Palestinian unity government, accepted by the EU, Israel and US, how convenient you say.
I see this as an assault on the intelligence of the Arab people by Arab regimes, Israel and US administration. Arab leaders abandoned the Palestinian people when they needed them most, for over six months Palestinian civil servants weren't paid and couldn't feed their families while fat Arab leaders withheld funds from them. These same Arab leaders want to take the credit no for lifting the embargo when it's the Palestinian people who had to sacrifice their democratically elected government in exchange food.
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