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Haley Puts UN on Notice: “The Days of Israel-Bashing are Over”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 27, 2017 at 7:30pm 3/27/2017 at 7:30pm
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New United Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley wowed the audience at AIPAC this evening, saying “The days of Israel-bashing are over,” in a conversation with former Defense Department official Dan Senor.

Haley told Senor that while she had heard that there was anti-Israel bias at the UN “you can’t comprehend how...

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Nikki Haley for the win: UN withdraws anti-Israel report and official resigns

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 7:30pm 3/19/2017 at 7:30pm

Last week the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), a group comprised entirely of Arab countries, issued a report accusing Israel of practicing apartheid against the Palestinians. Having a U.N. group make such an accusation was considered a major propaganda win for the anti-Israel movement.

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American UN Official Kidnapped in Democratic Republic of Congo

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 6:30pm 3/14/2017 at 6:30pm
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A militia group has kidnapped American UN official Michael Sharp, 34, and his team in the Democratic Republic of Congo. From NBC News:

Officials confirmed Monday that the team had disappeared in the country’s Kasai Central province — although it was unclear when exactly the incident took place.

“Sadly, it is true,” John...

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Nikki Haley’s epic Moynihan-like defense of Israel at U.N.

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 2:30pm 2/21/2017 at 2:30pm

Nikki Haley always has been pro-Israel. But as U.N. Ambassador, she doesn’t get to voice purely personal opinions, but rather, speaks for the administration.

Yet, any ambassador cannot help but bring his or her own style and wording to the job.

We certainly saw that with Ambassador Daniel Patrick Moynihan, when he lambasted the...

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UN Russian Ambassador Dies Suddenly in New York

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 20, 2017 at 12:48pm 2/20/2017 at 12:48pm

Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, has passed away suddenly in New York. Sources told The New York Post an ambulance rushed Churkin to the hospital “after suffering heart problems.” The Post continued:

Vitaly Churkin was at the Russian embassy on East 67th Street when he became sick with a...

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How UNRWA incites Palestinian children to violence and antisemitism

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 13, 2017 at 9:00pm 2/13/2017 at 9:00pm
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The U.S. is the largest donor (pdf.) to The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), contributing $380 million in 2015.

We previously have reported how UNRWA indoctrinates Palestinian children to hate Jews and incites violence, 

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Iran Defies UN Resolution With Ballistic Missile Test

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 30, 2017 at 6:00pm 1/30/2017 at 6:00pm

Iran has defied the United Nations (UN) with a ballistic missile test in Semnan, located 140 miles east of Tehran. But the test violated UN resolution 2231, which states that the country cannot conduct these missile tests.

Fox News reported:

The Khorramshahr medium-range ballistic missile flew 600 miles before exploding, in a failed...

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Before exiting, Obama team transfers $500 million to UN climate fund

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 20, 2017 at 11:30am 1/20/2017 at 11:30am

When the final acts of now former President Obama are analyzed, it will be hard to determine which one was the slimiest.

There are many possible contenders for that dishonor, but the transfer of a significant amount of American taxpayer-dollars per a U.N. climate change agreement D...

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Tom Price, Nikki Haley, Wilbur Ross Faced Senate Hearings for Cabinet

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 8:30pm 1/18/2017 at 8:30pm

I live blogged Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s senate hearing for the EPA, but three other cabinet choices had their own senate hearings today. That included Rep. Tom Price for Health and Human Services, Wilbur Ross for Commerce, and Nikki Haley for UN.

Obamacare took control of Price’s hear...

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Kerry’s Latest Peace Making Effort Ends with a Pffft

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 16, 2017 at 6:30pm 1/16/2017 at 6:30pm

In a call to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday, January 15, 2017, Secretary of State John Kerry assured the prime minister that there would be no further United Nations Security Council action taken against Israel in the wake the Paris peace conference.

That conference brought 70+ nations together to discuss...

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Palestinian Rock-Throwing Spikes Since UN Anti-Israel Resolution

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 13, 2017 at 11:30am 1/13/2017 at 11:30am

In an Israeli TV interview conducted earlier this week at the White House, President Obama dismissed the criticism that he had betrayed Israel by opting not to veto United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2334.

The U.S. abstention allowed the Security Council to adopt the resolution on December 23. It branded Israel’s...

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U.S. House Overwhelmingly Criticizes anti-Israel UN Resolution 2334 and U.S. Abstention (342-80)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 7:15pm 1/5/2017 at 7:15pm

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approves House Resolution 11 (full embed at bottom) which criticizes not only anti-Israel UN Security Council Resolution 2334, but also the U.S. abstention.

It was the criticism of the abstention that split Democrats, with several speakers claiming Republicans were politicizing support for Israel in Congress. Several speakers...

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Prof. Miriam Elman in WaPo: Move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, for peace sake

http://diplomacy.state.gov/discoverdiplomacy/explorer/places/170432.htm
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 30, 2016 at 4:00pm 12/30/2016 at 4:00pm
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Last week I was invited by an editor of The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog to contribute an article focusing on the issues surrounding president-elect Donald Trump’s pledge to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

The article, “

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UN Resolution 2334 advances the boycott of Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 10:10am 12/29/2016 at 10:10am

In all the fury over the anti-Israel UN Resolution 2334 the Obama administration marshalled through the Security Council, with an “abstain” vote providing cover for the perfidy, few people have focused on a particularly pernicious and dangerous provision.

I’m not talking about the provisions effectively declaring it illegal for Jews to live...

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Why do so many Americans cheer when Bibi Netanyahu sticks it to Obama?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 9:00pm 12/28/2016 at 9:00pm

We’ve covered the back and forth today, from John Kerry’s angry policy speech putting most of the blame on Israel for failure to reach an agreement on the final status of the dispute, to Bibi Netanyahu’s equally blistering rebuttal.

The rallying around Israel and Netanyahu by politicians on both sides of the...

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Call for Congressional investigation into Obama admin role in anti-Israel UN Resolution

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/28/2016 at 3:00pm

The Israelis say that they have “ironclad” information that the Obama administration pushed the anti-Israel UN Security Council resolution passed on December 23, to which the U.S. abstained. Some public evidence supporting the accusation was summarized in my post last night.

The Obama administration denials are very Clintonian, phrased in ways to...

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VIDEO: Netanyahu responds to Kerry speech

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 2:00pm 12/28/2016 at 2:00pm

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responds to John Kerry’s speech earlier today.

Perhaps the biggest bombshell was the repeated accusation that the U.S. was behind the resolution.

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