Quote Originally Posted by AtlBluRew View Post
So as not to get into a policy debate, can anyone point me to a source that explains why the US vetoed a UN Security Council resolution for Palestinian UN membership? I just want to understand the Administration position.
Quote Originally Posted by PackMan97 View Post
My guess, and it's just that a guess. Others are far more knowledgeable about the topic. The US does not currently recognize Palestine as an independent nation.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palest...ates_relations
We also don't recognize Taiwan. Some answers aren't straight lines. They are a decision tree embedded in a game of Jenga. Sometimes it's better to not start to the engage the tree. Deliberate ambiguity is an actual policy the US uses.