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Palestinian Vote at UN: Game Change Or Same Old, Same Old?

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 01.30.2013 | World
Evelyn Leopold

Palestine had no problem getting an upgraded status at the United Nations, isolating Israel and the United States and giving Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas the boost in stature he so badly needed. OK, so what happened?

UN Council Connects Climate Change to Security, Barely

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 09.20.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

Some issues appear as easy to support as motherhood and apple pie. But not in the U.N. Security Council.