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  • Understanding the Palestinian bid to join International Criminal Court

     Understanding the Palestinian bid to join International Criminal Court
    Usually, when Israel and the Palestinians come to blows, the conflict is precipitated by some physical action: rockets fired from the Gaza Strip, an angry dispute over a holy site, Palestinian youths dead at the hands of Israeli forces. Yet the two...
  • Why wasn't Obama at the anti-terrorism rally in France?

    Why wasn't Obama at the anti-terrorism rally in France?
    The heads of Great Britain, Germany and Israel were there. But President Barack Obama didn't attend the massive anti-terrorism rally in Paris Sunday, days after the deadly attack on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. The secretary of state, John...
  • France steps up security; officials suspect attackers had accomplices

    France steps up security; officials suspect attackers had accomplices
    Heavily armed soldiers patrolled a Jewish neighborhood and the base of the Eiffel Tower on Monday as France began the deployment of more than 10,000 troops on home soil and authorities said they believed that accomplices of the militants who launched twin...
  • America's absence at Paris rally a mistake

    I wonder how the satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo might lampoon President Barack Obama for not attending Sunday's massive march in Paris, an event that drew as many as 1.5 million people and more than 40 heads of state in a show of unity against...
  • White House admits higher-level officials should have gone to Paris

    White House admits higher-level officials should have gone to Paris
    The White House acknowledged Monday that it blundered in not sending a prominent administration official to Sunday’s giant rally in Paris in support of free speech, making a rare admission of a mistake but offering little insight into how it...
  • France continues pursuit of slain gunman's girlfriend

    France continues pursuit of slain gunman's girlfriend
    French authorities raced Saturday to find the girlfriend of one of three dead Islamist suspects, who authorities declared was “armed and dangerous” and heavily involved in the terrorist attacks that rocked France for three days. But as the...
  • Muslim leaders condemn French massacre, but some on street disagree

    A diverse array of Muslim religious and political leaders have issued condemnations of the Paris massacre at the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine ahead of vigils planned here Sunday to mourn the victims. Lebanon’s Sunni Muslim religious leader,...
  • Abbas erred in going to ICC: Their Take

    Abbas erred in going to ICC: Their Take
    Abbas' blunder Last week, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signed papers to join the International Criminal Court in the Hague, the first step to seeking war crimes charges against Israeli leaders.…[I]t's a grievous mistake that will...
  • Membership in international court risky for PA

    Membership in international court risky for PA
    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is being badly advised. If the PA becomes a member of the International Criminal Court and Israel does not, it is Israel who will have the upper hand. The PA could charge individuals with crimes, but have no...
  • Palestinian Authority's move makes no sense

    Palestinian Authority's move makes no sense
    The Sun Sentinel has joined a plethora of newspapers in reporting the attempt of the Palestinian Authority to be heard by the International Criminal Court, alleging that Israel is guilty of various war crimes. This move is simply the latest in a series of...
  • A big mistake by Palestinian leaders

    Last week, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signed papers to join the International Criminal Court in the Hague, the first step to seeking war crimes charges against Israeli leaders. Abbas did this one day after the United Nations Security...