Burton, Guy (2011) Should the government decide to abstain from the UN vote on Palestinian statehood, it will serve to perpetuate a moribund peace process and further marginalise the UK in Middle Eastern affairs. British Politics and Policy at LSE (20 Sep 2011) Blog Entry.
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As the Palestinian bid for statehood at the UN looms closer, Britain remains non-committal and hints that it will abstain from the Security Council vote. Claims that such a move will encourage both sides back to the negotiating table are false, writes Guy Burton, and are indicative of political beliefs that favour a relationship with the US over that with the nations of the Middle East.
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|Additional Information:||© 2011 The Author|
|Library of Congress subject classification:||J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JZ International relations
|Sets:||Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE|
|Date Deposited:||27 Oct 2011 15:38|
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