September 26, 1991 |
Secretary of State James A. Baker III and Israeli Foreign Minister David Levy eased the tension of a festering dispute between the two nations Wednesday but failed to settle any of their substantive differences, officials on both sides said. "All of those shadows between Israel and the United States have been removed," Levy said through an Israeli interpreter after a meeting with Baker that ran almost twice as long as scheduled. "This is a better climate that has developed through these talks."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 18, 1991
By voting overwhelmingly to repeal its infamous resolution characterizing Zionism as "a form of racism and racial discrimination," the U.N. General Assembly has finally moved to erase the moral insult it inflicted on Israel 16 years ago and to redeem its own honor. The anti-Zionism resolution was conceived in Cold War opportunism and enacted in an atmosphere heavy with political cynicism.
September 23, 1991 |
A leading House lawmaker on Sunday warned that President Bush could endanger the prospects of a Mideast peace conference in a United Nations speech today by calling for the repeal of a 17-year-old resolution equating Zionism with racism. In comments that reflect the debate taking place within the Bush Administration, Rep. Lee H. Hamilton (D-Ind.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 24, 1991
President Bush has taken a calculated political risk in calling on the U.N. General Assembly to repeal its notorious 1975 anti-Israel resolution describing Zionism as "a form of racism and racial discrimination." The risk is twofold. One involves the chance that a resolution of repeal, though it seems sure to pass, might do so by such a small margin as to leave in doubt whether the United Nations as an organization had in fact acted to erase an infamous paragraph in its history.