Israel, UK and US fail to get Palestinians to Withdraw or Blunt UN Resolution

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The vote in the United Nations General Assembly on the Palestinian application for non-member status is a foregone conclusion. They’re going to win and it’s not really going to matter much, at least in the short term. Nonetheless, the decidedly warped… Continue Reading  

On the trail in Virginia

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By Scott McConnell I spent the weekend canvassing for Obama in the Virginia Beach area. The task for the hundreds of volunteers who descended from DC and New York was to make sure the maximum number of Virginia’s “sporadic Democratic… Continue Reading  

Questions that would liven up tonight’s foreign policy debate

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US foreign policy specialist Stephen Walt lists the top ten questions you won’t hear during tonight’s last presidential nominee debate. Iran will be a central focus, if not the most talked about issue, but we’re unlikely to hear serious discussion along these… Continue Reading