iOS app Android app

Un Vote

UN Vote Palestine

Jeff Danziger | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


China, Syria

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


China Russia and Syria

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


April 1865, September 2011

Steven White | Posted 11.19.2011 | World
Steven White

Lincoln believed the "hard" War's close must be characterized by reconciliation, wondering often whether such a thing was possible. History records the answer for the United States but revives the question today for Israelis and Palestinians.

Palestine and the UN Vote: How Did it Ever Come to This?

P.J. Dermer | Posted 11.16.2011 | World
P.J. Dermer

With Washington disconnected and unwilling to lead, it is no wonder the Palestinians believe they have no other option but to go forward on their own to the UN. Anyone still surprised?

The Palestine UN Vote: Is There a Duty to Admit?

Balakrishnan Rajagopal | Posted 11.16.2011 | World
Balakrishnan Rajagopal

If the U.S. vetos the admission of Palestine, whose right to self-determination has been affirmed in hundreds of U.N. resolutions, including many in which the U.S. also voted in favor, it would breach international law.


Sarah Stephens | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sarah Stephens

While the United States likes to impose embargoes, it doesn't really like being subject to them. So it's worth spending a moment considering what happens when the sanctions shoe is on the other foot.

Turkey Uncovered: The Iran Vote and Beyond

Elcin Poyrazlar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elcin Poyrazlar

Some people like to portray Turkey as a more independent actor on the world stage and an emerging regional power. Yes, Turkey is becoming more independent but by breaking away from the west.