The UN has devolved into a corrupt, anti-democratic, anti-Semitic den of thieves, where a “cartel of Bronze Age backward” nations regularly gets resolutions passed to attack the only democratic, modern state in the Middle East while ignoring genocide, despotism, slavery, and ethnic and religious persecutions that take place in their own lands.
After failing for eight years to get the Palestinians to come to the negotiating table, a lame duck President Barack Obama decided to punish Israel by allowing the United Nations Security Council to essentially declare Israel a criminal state.
As President Obama recently betrayed Israel at the UN in a marked departure from conventional US foreign policy, now appears a fitting time to highlight why Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory are both legitimate and legal.
Prime-Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, in response to the U.N. anti-Israel resolution, “Israel rejects this shameful anti-Israel resolution at the UN and will not abide by its terms.”
Will the U.S. support Israel at the U.N. vote against Israel building homes in Judea and Samaria?
Egyptian officials scrapped a plan to proceed with a United Nations Security Council vote condemning the construction of Israeli settlements, following pushback from Israeli officials and President-elect Trump.
President-Elect Donald Trump lays out his policy with respect to Israel.