Unlike previous drafts, Paris’s proposal condemns indiscriminate rocket fire at civilians; but US official highlights country’s own diplomatic efforts as solution to Gaza fighting

The US indicated Wednesday that it intended to veto a UN Security Council resolution proposed by France calling for an immediate ceasefire between Israel and Hamas…

Great powers, on the other hand, do make history, and even as the hollow rituals of G-20 summitry unrolled, the great and the near-great powers were busy. The rising tension over North Korea’s missile program drove a flurry of Asia-centric diplomacy as the U.S., China, Russia, South Korea, India and…

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Ted Belman is the author and publisher of Israpundit which covers latest news and updates on Israel, The Middle East and Us Foreign Policy. www.israpundit.org

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