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November 29, 2012

The vote to upgrade the Palestinian Authority’s status at the United Nations today is being conducted on the world body’s annual Day of Solidarity with...

The UN resolution giving Palestinians nonmember state status passed easily 138 to nine, with 41 abstentions*, a reminder of what a sad joke the United...

Today the official account for the United Nations made a hilarious and telling error in advance of the UN General Assembly vote on granting Palestinians...

Lost in all the speculation about the next secretary of state is the degree to which Foggy Bottom will need someone who can put the...

Today is Mahmoud Abbas’s big day at the United Nations, as the Palestinian Authority’s Third World allies and Western sympathizers are uniting to throw the...

The Wall Street Journal has a lead editorial today describing how companies are rushing to send out dividends in 2012 to avoid what will almost...

The UN General Assembly meets for the vote to upgrade the Palestinians' status at 3 p.m. today, which will almost certainly pass. But both the...

With the Palestinian Authority all but certain to have its status at the United Nations upgraded this evening to nonmember observer state, some who call...

General John Allen is now back in Kabul, directing a major military campaign involving 68,000 U.S. troops and 37,000 allied troops. But he would have to...

In response to the Washington Post ombudsman's comparison of Hamas missiles to “bee stings” the other day, Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren took the media to task...

Part of the reason Senate foreign policy leaders--such as John McCain, Lindsey Graham, and newcomer Kelly Ayotte, among others--have focused so much attention on Susan...

As negotiations over a deal on the federal deficit continue, President Obama pressed his advantage with his House Republican antagonists yesterday with his latest speech...