From July 4th parties to death threats: U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro and family bid farewell

A Diplomatic Defeat

The vote supporting the Palestinian UN bid is first and foremost a protest vote by Western countries against the Israeli government's bad policy in recent years. This is the rotten result of the actions of the government and Likud's leaders.

Israel suffered a diplomatic setback at the United Nations last week. All the explanations, excuses, wisecracks and circumlocutions by government...