Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu laid out Israel’s case in a round of media interviews after his UN speech Friday. No preconditions. After making his speech at the UN General Assembly Friday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did the "interview circuit,” speaking to reporters on various American and Israeli media outlets.
While the UN General Assembly was working to promote peace, behind the scenes officials were trying to contain a violent scuffle between UN security staff and Turkish diplomats. Turkish Foreign Minister
Town Hall 27 September 2011
By Debra J. Saunders
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad engineered the release last week of two American hikers serving eight-year prison terms on trumped-up espionage charges. He may have thought the release would make him seem more humane, but the $1 million bail-for-freedom deal makes Tehran look like Somali pirates, grabbing innocent tourists, holding them hostage and then releasing them for ransom.
ha0lam.de 27 September 2011
Approximately 500 people, according to the New York police, were present at the Dag Hammerskjold Plaza across from the United Nations on Thursday, September 22, at the "alternative" Durban 3 Ring Circus with keynote speakers Professor Alan Dershowitz, filmmaker Ami Horowitz, human rights advocate Charles Jacobs, former Sudanese slave Simon Deng, and Roz Rothstein, CEO of StandWithUs, and others.
Canada Free Press 27 September 2011
By Victor Sharpe
If Israel shrank to just one downtown city block in Tel Aviv, it would still be reason for an all-out war of extermination by the Arab and Muslim world.
Those of you who saw Bibi’s speech at the UN - that Temple of Hypocrisy and Moral Turpitude - will have noticed the polite but tepid applause from a few along with the deafening silence from oh, so many of the international delegates.
Human Events 27 September 2011
By Robert Spencer
Millions around the world believe that when Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas submitted an application to the United Nations Friday for admission of Palestine as an independent state, he was setting the stage for a new era of peace in the Middle East. Unfortunately, nothing is more certain than that those hopes—like all the hopes raised by the accords and treaties and agreements and road maps that have come before—will met with disappointment.
And demand that Muslims take up arms against the French state while chanting ‘death to Jews’. Translators note: We found most of what this person was screaming, incomprehensible. We translated only what we could actually understand. By now however, I feel readers can translate the Arabic bits for themselves.