A Jewish settler hangs and Israeli flag in the unauthorized West Bank Jewish settlement of Migron. Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Israel Preparing for Complete Annexation of the West Bank, UN Warns

Analysts have predicted that US absence from the UNHRC will give the Palestinian and Arab side more influence at the council; however, time will tell if more countries will eventually bow to US pressure.

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