Wednesday, April 24, 2013

UN is Falked again

From JPost, 23 May 2013, by LAUREN IZSO:

UN's Rights Council official, Falk, insinuates the "darkly glamorized" Boston bombings happened because of Obama's love-letter to Israel.

UN investigator Richard Falk.
UN "investigator" Richard Falk. Photo: Reuters
UN Human Rights Council’s Palestine monitor Richard Falk has drawn connections between the recent Boston Marathon bombing and US President Barack Obama’s compliance with the State of Israel.
In an article titled “A Commentary on the Marathon Murders” in the online Foreign Policy Journal, Falk, a self-proclaimed advocate of 9/11 conspiracy theories, implies the Boston attack was largely due to Obama’s recent trip to Israel.
In his essay, Falk compares the marathon bombing to the 2001 destruction of the Twin Towers in New York City, saying that both incidents have led to America embracing “Islamophobic falsehoods.”
He also mentions that the reason for the lack of progress in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and strained relations between the US and Arab nations is the “strong pushback by Israel and its belligerent leader, [Prime Minister Binyamin] Bibi Netanyahu,” which has led to Obama succumbing to the “ethos of Israel.”
He adds that this has led to “accelerating backpedaling in relation to opening political space in the Middle East.”
Falk describes Obama’s recent speech in Jerusalem during his visit to the Middle East as a “love letter to the Israeli public” rather than a demonstration of his belief in peace.
...UN chief Ban Ki-moon said that he would not condemn Falk for his essay, since he is “not responsible” for Falk’s “independent views,” said UN spokesman Farhan Haq...
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