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Obama’s Security Council Gambit

15th March 2015 – The National Interest

Obama’s Security Council Gambit

David B. Rivkin

The administration should eschew this path and accept what the Constitution requires – Senate approval of the treaty it is now negotiating. more...

Analysis & Commentary

29th December 2016 – Quoted by Adam Kredo - The Washington Free Beacon

White House On Defense After Being Exposed as Architect of Anti-Israel U.N. Action

Jonathan Schanzer

Senior Obama administration officials are scrambling to provide explanations after multiple reports, including in the Washington Free Beacon, identified the White House as being a chief architect of a recent United Nations resolution condemning the state of Israel, according to conversations with multiple former and current U.S. officials. more...

29th December 2016 – Quoted by - Barney Breen-Portnoy - The Algemeiner

Middle East Expert: Anti-Settlement UN Security Council Resolution Can’t Be Rescinded, But There Are

Jonathan Schanzer

While the Trump administration will not be able to rescind the anti-Israeli settlement UN Security Council resolution that was approved last week, there are a number of retaliatory steps it could take, a Middle East expert told The Algemeiner on Thursday. more...

28th December 2016 – WMAL Radio

Drive at Five

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD VP for Research Jonathan Schanzer discusses UNSC 2334. more...

28th December 2016 – KCRW-FM

To the Point

Clifford D. May

Israel is railing at the Obama administration for not vetoing a UN vote last week condemning settlements in the West Bank. In retaliation, it's pulling envoys and advancing plans for new settlements in East Jerusalem, where Palestinians envision a future capital. more...