Australia FM: Don’t call settlements illegal under international law. By Raphael Ahren. The Times of Israel, January 15, 2014.
With President Barack Obama seeming to have taken a leave of absence as leader of the free world, the task of providing such leadership continues to fall to others. Increasingly, this task is being taken up by leaders in other English-speaking democracies, and for several of them their defense of the West’s values is never more strongly pronounced than when it comes to Israel.