We offer peace and amity to all the neighbouring states and their peoples, and invite them to cooperate with the independent Jewish nation for the common good of all. The State of Israel is ready to contribute its full share to the peaceful progress and development of the Middle East. (From Proclamation of the State of Israel, 5 Iyar 5708; 14 May 1948)

Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Douglas Murray's Take On The UN Palestine Vote (video)

Here's the well-known British political and social commentator Douglas Murray, associate director of the Henry Jackson Society, talking on BBC News 24 at the time the vote was taken:

As for the BBC itself, the result of the vote has apparently encouraged it to engage in an over-drive of Donnisonesque reportage, not least from the lad himself


  1. See also this BBC-hosted blog http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/adamcurtis/2012/11/save_your_kisses_for_me.html
    and Joe in Australia's criticisms of it at

  2. The BBC guy clearly didn't like hearing a few home truths. Murray is excellent as usual.