While Arab leaders scramble to keep their populations away from the revolution and uprising fever that has hit the region, the Palestinian leadership is leading its people into a different kind of revolt. It is armed with diplomacy and a focused intent to apply for full United Nations membership this week despite outcries and protests by some of the world’s most vocal powers.
An Israeli Air Force plane had to fly to Cairo to evacuate the Israeli ambassador along with his family and staff. This came after angry Egyptians attacked the embassy in Giza and were even able to break in. The embassy has been the scene of large protests in the past month but this one by far is the most violent and the real game-changer.
An-Nahar Newspaper: Dogs bark, but the caravan moves on!
First they called him a “Muslim” as if that makes him less relevant, less efficient, or lesser than other presidential hopefuls. Over time, they called him names, challenged his experience, drew him as a monkey, underestimated his intelligence and charisma, they wished him ill, some even called for his assassination. In their latest episode of bankrupt attempts to embarrass Barack Obama, the GOP questioned his place of birth and now his school achievement records.
Only those born in the U.S. are eligible to hold the executive office.