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  • U.N. Security Council to discuss violence in Israel, West Bank

    October 16, 2015 | 9:34 am

    The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to hold a special meeting on the spate of violence in Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

    The meeting, which diplomats told Reuters was called at the request of council member Jordan, is to include a briefing from the U.N....

  • The Iran deal: getting to checkmate

    August 12, 2015 | 11:13 am

    The Iran nuclear deal has been likened, ad nauseam, to a game of chess. It is with that model in mind that I favor the deal — though not for the usual reasons. 

    Proponents and opponents of the deal make a number of valid points. Most salient are the following: 

    1) The sanctions...

  • Why the Iran nuclear deal is likely to survive its hurdles

    July 14, 2015 | 3:15 pm

    The nuclear deal with Iran, 20 months in the making, is now done — at least as far as negotiations go. The accord, announced early on July 14, still faces hurdles, although they likely won’t keep the deal from going ahead.

    So what happens next?

    We read the laws, perused the...

  • Iran, powers give themselves to July 7 to strike deal

    June 30, 2015 | 12:19 am

    Iran and six world powers gave themselves an extra week to reach a final nuclear accord after it became clear they would miss a deadline on Tuesday, with U.S. and Iranian officials sounding upbeat even though obstacles remain.

    With all sides accepting that Tuesday's original...

  • U.N. leaves Israel, Hamas off blacklist of children’s rights abusers

    June 8, 2015 | 2:04 pm

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon omitted Israel and Hamas from a blacklist of states and armed groups that violate children’s rights during conflict.

    The final list was sent to the U.N. Security Council on Monday, according to reports.

    Ban had final say on the...

  • U.S. may no longer hinder Israel-critical U.N. actions

    March 19, 2015 | 8:58 am

    The Obama administration may reconsider shielding Israel from critical actions in international forums, according to reports.

    Politico and the New York Times on Thursday each quoted unnamed senior administration officials as saying that the United States may back a U.N. Security...