Obama makes it clear where the US stands on the September vote on recognition of Palestinian state:
A unilateral United Nations recognition of an independent Palestinian would be a meaningless empty gesture, U.S. President Barack Obama told the BBC on Sunday, adding that Hamas and Fatah must consolidate to form a clear stance on Israel before peace talks could resume. moreObama also addressed the annual gathering of AIPAC (American-Israeli Public Affairs Committee) to reassure them that US guarantee of Israeli security was 'ironclad'. US an honest broker? Don't think so.
US president goes before Jewish lobby in DC, says US commitment to Israel's security 'ironclad,' Washington won't stand for Israel's isolation in international arena. President further reassures: Israel, PA, to negotiate border different than 1967's more