Remembering the Six Day War

Jerusalem’s Old City was a prize for Israel to dream about but too charged to reach out for. Although the Israel Defense Forces had drawers filled with contingency plans for virtually every conceivable target and circumstance in the Middle East, there was none in 1967 for the Old City, which was the closet target of all—literally a stone’s throw from the border dividing Jerusalem into two cities.

U.S. Poised to Warn U.N. Rights Forum of Possible Withdrawal

The United States is expected to signal on Tuesday that it might withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council unless reforms are ushered in including the removal of what it sees as an “anti-Israel bias,” diplomats and activists said.