Thursday, August 22, 2013
Lending the UN a Modicum of Moral ClarityAt a time when the UN Security Council is having difficulty forming a consensus as to whether the deliberate killing of as many as 1300 Syrian civilians - many of them children - with nerve gas, warrants explicit condemnation, muh less a clear directive to actually investigate... it is reassuring that Israel can offer itself as a unifying force; crystallizing the UN's resolve to act with haste and moral clarity to address the pressing issue of suburban apartment construction in the West Bank.
Posted by David Bogner on August 22, 2013 | Permalink
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It's interesting to watch the US Secretary of State put all his efforts into creating a "peace agreement" while ignoring how his boss' supposed red lines have all been crossed.
Arabs killing Arabs isn't news. Jews not allowing themselves to be pushed around? Now that's a crime against humanity!
Posted by: Garnel Ironheart | Aug 22, 2013 6:04:34 PM
The Stalin quote about the number of dead and statistics comes to mind. Of course the western powers are probably glad they can blame the Russians and Chinese,so then they won`t have take any meaningful action.
Posted by: Ed | Aug 23, 2013 11:27:46 PM
Same old same old...
Posted by: psachya | Aug 29, 2013 9:46:55 AM
Looks like a spell-chack error, there, Trep' -- you used "moral clarity" and "U.N." in the same sentence.
Posted by: Wry Mouth | Sep 3, 2013 8:11:52 AM
Wry Mouth... Nice catch. I need to be more careful. :-)
Posted by: David Bogner | Sep 4, 2013 9:54:21 AM