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The Arab Myth of Ariel Sharon

Jan. 24 2014

In death as in life, the late Israeli leader serves as a bogeyman in the Arab world and a convenient excuse for avoiding its pathologies of violence.

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More about: Arab World, Ariel Sharon, Israel

Germany’s Bid to Keep Israel off the UN Security Council

March 21 2018

The Jewish state has never held a temporary seat on the United Nations Security Council. For the first 50 years of its existence, it was denied membership in any of the UN’s regional groups, which control candidacies for these rotating seats. Then it was finally admitted to the Western European and Others Group, which promptly agreed to wait another twenty years before approving Jerusalem for a Security Council candidacy. Now, Benny Avni notes, Germany is poised to block action:

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More about: Germany, Israel & Zionism, Israeli-German relations, United Nations