Just because the Obama Administration’s move at the UN wasn’t a surprise doesn’t mean he’s being helpful.
Given all the speculation that the Democratic Party might be turning against Israel, no news is, in this case, news.
The last remaining opponent to additional Russia sanctions: Europe.
Moscow wants Libya and Nigeria to share the burden.
Will his parliamentary majority, made up of neophyte legislators, stand by him?
Is this a tactical feint, or a principled objection to the laws passed by the legislature?
The situation in Cyprus has lately tracked closely with Turkey’s attitude to the West. As relations deteriorate, watch things get uglier.
As a minority, and a minority that historically has often been unpopular, Jews have a structural interest in the protection of minority rights.