Fatah is a two-faced hydra; one face tells the English-speaking world that it seeks a peaceful settlement with Israel, while the other face, in Arabic, tells the truth: it is committed to an armed struggle and the "liberation of Palestine" and is even preparing for war with Israel.
PA President Abbas recently said that recent terror attacks in Israel spring from Palestinian despair. A spokesman for his partner party, Hamas in Gaza, scoffed. He tweeted, "Our young people of their own accord, not because of despair."
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived yesterday in New York City. During his five days at the United Nations, both he and other world leaders will have a lot to say about Israel.
PA President Abbas's recent appeal to file suit against the United Kingdom for its 1917 Balfour Declaration is not new. In fact, it is the same essential sentiment as Jerusalem's Grand Mufti in 1943 - in Germany.