…a clear and present danger to international peace and security. Its ambitions to become the dominant power in the region, its heavy-handed interference in the domestic affairs of its neighbors, its lavish support for terrorist groups, and its massive arms build-up all underscore the nature of the threat.
…in violation of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and UN Security Council resolutions.
…economic sanctions have been presented as a possible means to influence the regime and persuade it that there will be a painful price for flouting the will of the international community. With the implementation of sanctions and the threat of further ones…sanctions may have more direct impact than skeptics believed.
Despite…destabilizing influence in the international arena, investors from around the world continue to supply vast sums of money that not only prop up the regime, but also serve to embolden it…
No, of course it’s not
That would be the same American Jewish Committee that wasted no time yesterday in issuing a statement that ‘condemns the decision of UNISON,
"With the UNISON action, the union representing more than one million workers in public services in the
The UNISON resolution makes no mention of terrorist attacks against Israeli civilians, yet calls for the removal of
…"UNISON has aligned itself with these murderous, anti-democratic and viciously anti-Semitic forces."
Later this week the UNISON conference may consider a further resolution calling for divestment from pension funds "which may have investments in
Both motions are anti-Semitic, attempting to put
Just in case anyone has missed some of the action, ‘
And economic penalties for ‘a clear and present danger’, ‘ambitions to become the dominant power in the region’, ‘heavy-handed interference’, ‘lavish support for terrorist groups’, ‘massive arms build-up’, ‘violation of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and UN Security Council resolutions’? Well they’re ok if the target is
Once again, we have an example of
“No words can adequately describe how disappointing has been the performance of the UN Human Rights Council since its inception more than a year ago,” said AJC Executive Director David A. Harris…adding that this development is particularly painful for AJC, whose leaders were directly involved in helping to draft the human rights provisions in the UN Charter more than 60 years ago.
I suppose they should have taken more care to frame human rights provisions explicitly to exclude violations by