Forget Arab Democracy, Let's Pretend It's About Israel

(National Review) Anne Bayefsky and Benjamin Weinthal - It is no coincidence that the Hizbullah-dominated Lebanese government, a non-standing member of the UN Security Council and an Iranian subsidiary, sponsored a resolution last Friday condemning Israeli housing construction in the disputed territories. The anti-Israel-resolution activity diverted the Council from passing resolutions against such authoritarian regimes as Iran and Libya for shooting their citizens and suppressing pro-democracy efforts.

2011-02-22 00:00:00

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