How the Postwar Shift of Global Power to Washington Set the Stage for Today’s Geopolitics

A new book examines the role of maps in shaping how policymakers imagined the new Middle East

Even AIPAC Has Trouble Mustering U.N. Outrage

A year of deadlock and diplomatic failure has defanged the organization

Second UN Secretary-General Visits Auschwitz

Ban Ki-moon follows Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who visited in 1995

Hollande: Halt Settlements; Utah’s ‘Zion Curtain’

Plus Bibi offers now-famous U.N. interpreter a job, and more in the news

Caught on Tape, a U.N. Interpreter Wonders Aloud at its Israel Bashing

“There’s other really bad shit happening, but no one says anything”

Israel Not Alone in Wanting to Stop Iran

Reports of cooperation between Israel, Gulf States against Iran’s nuclear program

D.C. Synagogue Hosts Displaced Federal Workers

Plus Israel asks U.N. to recognize Yom Kippur, and more in the news

Iran’s Rouhani: Holocaust Happened, Caused Israel

Who’s calling this a charm offensive?

Israel’s U.N. Envoy Has a Message for the World: Laugh With Me

As the annual General Assembly opens this week, Ron Prosor deploys wit as a stealth diplomatic weapon

UN Experts Confirm Chemical Weapons Use in Syria

French, British, American officials point to Assad

Power Wants UN Security Council Seat for Israel

Pledged to support Israel during Senate confirmation hearing

Leonard Garment, Beyond Watergate

The late lawyer’s critical role fighting the UN’s Zionism is Racism Resolution

Fiji Will Send 380 Troops to the Golan Heights

Russia’s role in placing the Golan’s newest peacekeepers

Land for Peace in the Battle Over Millennia-Old Palestinian Farming Terraces

In the village of Battir, green ideals and cultural heritage override detailed plans for Israel’s separation wall

Russia’s Middle-East Gambit

The Syrian civil war puts Moscow’s relations with the West, Turkey, the Gulf States, and Israel to a serious test

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