Federal

Nov 29, 2012

PM’s Palestine problem bad start to our UN stint

The Prime Minister needs to take advice from people who understand international relations. On Israel it looks like she has done the opposite, writes retired diplomat Bruce Haigh.

Julia Gillard, for whatever reason, has had a blind spot on Palestine for some years. The Israelis and the United States lobby hard, maybe the Prime Minister has been swayed by them; if so it has been done at cost to the facts.

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