There are two forms of terrorism in the eyes of the United Nations. There’s terrorism that should be condemned and terrorism perpetrated against the nation of Israel. The former is universally condemned. The latter has a mitigating circumstances that makes it impossible for them to condemn terrorists or acts of violence. That mitigating circumstance is the fact that it’s being committed against Israel.
Apparently, that makes terrorism palatable to a majority in the United Nations. As conservative commentator Ben Shapiro puts it, Israel is a “disfavored” member of the international community.
“Hamas isn’t hiding the ball. It is evil. It celebrates evil. It pays terrorists to commit acts of evil. But the international community isn’t hiding the ball either when its members refuse to condemn terrorism as terrorism when it is directed against disfavored members of the international community.”
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Take, for example, the United Nations’ recent decision not to condemn the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. This week, the U.N. General Assembly voted on a resolution condemning the group for “repeatedly firing rockets into Israel and for inciting violence, thereby putting civilians at risk,” as well as for using assets to construct “tunnels to infiltrate Israel and equipment to launch rockets into civilian areas.” The U.N., which requires a two-thirds vote to pass a General Assembly resolution, voted down the resolution — 87 nations in favor, 58 against, 32 abstaining. All in all, that means that more nations voted against ratifying the resolution — 90 — than in favor of it.