August 29, 2014

Who Supports UNRWA -- and Why

Moshe Dann, Jerusalem Post

The Associated Press

Transferring UNRWA’s activities to the UNHCR will save money and allow Arab refugees to move on and build productive lives. >

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TAGGED: United Nations, Middle East, Israel, Palestine, United Nations Relief And Works Agency, UNRWA


August 19, 2014
Stop Giving Money to UNRWA
Joffe & Romirowsky, The New Republic
UNRWA, the U.N.’s 65-year-old, internationally funded welfare organization for Palestinians, should be commended for providing much needed shelter and aid to displaced Gazans during the crisis. But given several revelations... more ››
August 23, 2014
Can the UN Prevent Conflicts?
The Guardian
The United Nations is good at picking up the pieces but bad on preventing conflicts in the first place. more ››
August 18, 2014
Israeli Propaganda Starts to Wear Thin
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One of the fascinating dimensions of the battle between Israel and Palestine is how Israeli leaders and their American apologists keep changing their propaganda message aimed at generally ignorant Western audiences. more ››
August 19, 2014
How Many Tons of Cement to Rebuild Gaza?
David Kenner, Foreign Policy
The importation of building materials to rebuild Gaza's tens of thousands of destroyed homes is one of the most potentially fraught issues. Hamas used large quantities of cement, allegedly smuggled in across the border with Egypt... more ››
August 23, 2014
The Obama-Netanyahu Dysfunctional Tango
Aaron David Miller, LAT
What makes the Obama-Netanyahu tango so dysfunctional is that unlike other periods when relations between U.S. presidents and Israeli prime ministers were tense, these two really don't have a common enterprise (yet) on which they... more ››