A recent article by Sabrina Siddiqui and Peter Beaumont published in the Guardian focused on the US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley. The piece (Nikki Haley: global face of Trump administration strikes delicate balance, July 8th) asserts that the ambassador has led the rhetorical charge against America’s adversaries, and devotes several paragraphs to Haley’s criticism of Israel’s foes at the UN.
The section on Haley’s Israel-related activity includes her criticism of Friday’s UNESCO resolution on Hebron.
Haley entered the fray…on Friday, asking senior UN officials to oppose a Palestinian effort to get Unesco’s world heritage committee to adopt a resolution declaring Hebron and the Tomb of the Patriarchs as world heritage sites designated as in danger.
This sentence manages to omit the most important reason motivating criticism over the resolution by Israeli, American, Canadian and Australian ambassadors. As we noted in a tweet last evening, the key word “Palestinian” is omitted…
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