Durban from a Different Perspective

For another take on U.S. engagement with Durban, check out Dewayne Wickham’s USA Today column from this morning, which argues that the new Durban text represents a successful diplomatic outcome, on which the black and Jewish communities can find common ground.

While the 2001 Durban Declaration is objectionable because it singles out Israel, it does include meaningful content on the actual of issue racism. For the Jewish community, its flaws outweigh its contributions, but that’s not the case for everyone. Let’s see how the politics play out.

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