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LIVE: U.N. Security Council emergency meeting on Gaza conflict

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 18, 2014 at 3:14pm
Security Council Emergency Meeting Gaza

[Council meeting now over]

The United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting at the request of Jordan. The live tweets are below. The main outcome is that Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will leave Saturday for the Middle East to try to mediate a ceasefire.

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Rockets found hidden in UN Gaza school

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 10:02am
Twitter - @IDFSpokesman - Every civilian death tragedy

The killing of four boys on a Gaza beach has generated enormous criticism of Israel.

Israel itself has expressed sorrow at the killing (see Featured Image Tweet).

But one fact not reported anywhere except WaPo is that the area was known to be used for rocket launching:

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Where have you gone, Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 3, 2014 at 8:47am
Daniel Patrick Moynihan Speech UN Zionism is not Racism

Israel has been under international pressure for its entire existence. That pressure was worse in the past than it likely ever will be again.

The threats from the international union of thugs, tin pot dictators, and anti-Semites, also known as the U.N. General Assembly, even went so far in 1975 to...

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Human Rights are in the worst of hands at the U.N.

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:04am
U.N. Human Rights Council video screen cap

So much of the propaganda against Israel comes from the United Nations.

But the U.N. human rights bureaucracy has no credibility, as this video demonstrates.

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A Pinocchio should go to the participants in the Iran nuke deal

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 1:44pm
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The Washington Post’s fact checker, Glenn Kessler asks, “Did the United Nations demand Iran suspend uranium enrichment as part of a final deal?

At issue are statements made by Senators Robert Menendez and Bob Corker about Iran’s right to enrich on the Sunday morning talks shows.

Kessler, for example, took exception to Corker’s...

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The other Nakbah: The ethnic cleansing of Jews in the Arab world

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 2, 2013 at 9:12am
The Silent Nakbah - Cut the throats of all Jews screen cap

We have written many times before about how we only hear about the non-Jewish Arab refugees created when the Arab armies invaded Israel in 1948, but hear almost nothing about Jewish refugees from Arab countries:

The...

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U.N. once again proves it is a very sick organization

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 15, 2013 at 11:01am
UN AntiIsrael Resolutions Interpreter

From Yair Rosenberg at The Tablet (via U.N. Watch) :

Yesterday was “bash Israel” day at the United Nations–which is to say, Thursday. The U.N. General Assembly, which last year passed 22 resolutions condemning Israel and only four against other individual countries, approved nine such resolutions lambasting the Jewish state. Naturally, it had...

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Cardassians versus Israel at U.N.

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 8:30am
HRC Pakistan comments Iran

In the more recent iterations of the Star Trek television show, there were villains called Cardassians. They were even more ruthless than the Klingons.

They also had a remarkable justice system as is shown in the following dialogue:

Gul Dukat: In Cardassia, the verdict is...

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When it comes to criticizing Netanyahu, hard to tell Iran and NY Times apart

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 9:55am
Iran Right of First Reply to Netanyahu UN

After Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the United Nations General Assembly last week, a number of op-eds in both the New York Times and Washington Post criticized him.

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I love listening to the Leader of the Free World

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 7:00am

The full text is here.

Scott Johnson at Power Line has some of the key excerpts exposing the history of Iran’s new “moderate” President Hassan Rouhani. Rouhani is anything but moderate, he was a key player in numerous terrorist attacks and...

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Losing is good for you

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 10:32am

I had heard much of President Obama’s speech at the U.N. yesterday. I know what annoyed me most about it.

Then I saw the online section of today’s New York Times opinion section. I think they explained my discomfiture very well.

Here are a few excerpts from President Obama’s General Assembly speech:

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Collective failure: Ban Ki Moon and Syria

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 11:35am

“Our collective failure to prevent atrocity crimes in Syria over the past two and a half years will remain a heavy burden on the standing of the United Nations and its member states.”

Ban Ki-Moon Secretary General of the United Nations, September 10, 2013

“The United States and the Russian Federation concur that...

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U.N. Chemical Weapons Report on Syria Released — Surface-to-surface rockets fired from multiple-rocket launchers

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 16, 2013 at 12:18pm
UN Syria Chemical Weapons Report - Image of Munition

The U.N. has released its report on the use of chemical weapons in Syria. (Full copy embedded at bottom of post.)

(analysis to follow)

Excerpts (emphasis added)

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It’s time for a free and independent Kurdistan

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 11:00am

Why not?

The Kurds out number Palestinians several times over, and unlike Palestinians, have a real ethnic and cultural distinction from surrounding Arabs (and in Turkey, Turks). But for Europeans drawing lines on maps and Turkish national ambitions, there should h...

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