by Elliott Abrams
At the United Nations, a lynch mob for
In the American government, it is never the State Department bureaucracy that wishes to brave the endless assaults at the UN. Normally the resistance comes not from the various regional bureaus or from the International Organizations bureau, where
This week the mob formed again, instantly, after the
This week the Obama administration answered the question: Yes we would, and
No doubt the administration will claim it avoided a worse result, a Council resolution condemning
So why did we agree to the presidential statement? The White House did not wish to stand with
But the events at the UN this week showed that they are not, because Obama policy has not changed. This reality is sinking in fast in
We got the answer, again, this past week, and so did Israelis.
Israelis see clearly the problems they face when the
Elliott Abrams is a senior fellow for
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