Israel and India targeted by phony 'human rights' critics

What's striking about the international community's reaction to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent pledge to apply sovereignty to Jewish communities in the West Bank and the government of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi's decision to revoke the autonomy of Indian-administered Kashmir is the sound of crickets. Kashmir has been such a nothingburger that a United Nations diplomat called the U.N. Security Council session that was convened to deal with matter the "lowest level of council action" and stated that members hadn't even issued a press release about the proceedings.  Governments around the world are largely treating the Kashmir issue as an internal Indian matter, the result of a lengthy and complicated democratic process. Meanwhile, Netanyahu's latest annexation proclamation is widely perceived as the Israeli premier's latest last-minute attempt to capture a few more votes days before an...(Read Full Post)
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