Day: March 19, 2015

U.S. Threatens to Back UN Against Israel

Source: Daily Beast. Benjamin Netanyahu’s victory in the Israeli elections this week may push American officials to support a UN-led solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Western diplomats say. Though the U.S. has historically been wary of Security Council resolutions on the topic, the Israeli prime minister’s latest proclamations may have […]

Toward True Religious Freedom

Huff Post: by Justin Thornburgh — The Orwellian named in Religious Freedom Restoration Act Indiana looks like it is about to become the law of the land. The gist of this act is that it would allow businesses to refuse service to anyone they believe is acting against or contrary […]

The White House hoped a new Israeli prime minister would resume peace talks with the Palestinians. With Netanyahu holding on, the administration is weighing a turn to the U.N. to help force a deal.

FP: After years of blocking U.N. efforts to pressure Israelis and Palestinians into accepting a lasting two-state solution, the United States is edging closer toward supporting a U.N. Security Council resolution that would call for the resumption of political talks to conclude a final peace settlement, according to Western diplomats. […]