Vote came after 24 hours of diplomatic drama. Read more about US lets Security Council pass resolution against Israeli settlements
US-Israeli relations have never been stronger, nor more damaging to the prospects for peace and justice and for the very survival of the Palestinian people. Read more about For Palestinians, there is no Obama-Netanyahu rift
Even though it is still mercilessly killing civilians in Gaza, Israel has, in political and strategic terms, already lost the “war” it launched on Gaza on the false pretext of stopping rockets. Read more about Israel is being defeated in Gaza as it was in Lebanon
Israel rewarded for defiance of UN with membership of key regional grouping that could help it in its fight against Palestinian rights. Read more about Is Israel already reaping rewards from Iran deal at Palestinian expense?
Foxman’s open attack on a US secretary of state, especially one who has been so friendly to Israel, is unusual. Read more about As Ambassador Power praises ADL, Abe Foxman savages John Kerry
America’s new ambassador to the UN only condemns human rights abuses when it’s politically expedient to do so. Read more about The crocodile tears of Samantha Power