Palestinian leader rewrites history of Israel

Palestinian leader rewrites history of Israel

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas is determined to do more than simply not recognize Israel as the Jewish state, he is determined to rewrite recent history in the region.

In an op-ed piece published by the New York Times on Tuesday, Abbas claimed that after the UN decided to partition “Palestine” into Jewish and Arab states in 1947, the “Zionists” launched an unprovoked military offensive forcing surrounding Arab states to intervene.

Abbas was arguing that in September, the UN must right that alleged historic wrong by recognizing an independent Palestinian state.

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http://israeltoday.co.il/NewsItem/tabid/178/nid/22793/Default.aspx

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