(Editor’s note: A Global Research piece, something they can handle instead of tackling Israel’s use of nuclear weapons against Yemen. What Global Research also misses is the obvious correlation between threats to oust Israel and the US indicting FIFA officials who support Palestine’s case against Israel. You just can’t make this stuff up.)
Although a 75% majority is needed for the Palestinian motion to carry, there has been a growing sense that the mood at FIFA is shifting the Palestinians’ way. Israel and the US are, of course, deeply worried. Such a move would have strong overtones of the sports boycott against South Africa and further reinforce the idea that the description of Israel as an apartheid state holds. It would also disrupt FIFA tournaments Israel is due to host in the coming months, causing great embarrassment to Israel and FIFA’s president, Sepp Blatter.
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