The World’s Not Buying It: ‘Netanyahu’s cheap theatrics fall flat…’ / Mondoweiss

Fearless Freedom Press

Editor’s Comment: On 23 December 2016, a US President made a decision to do something so daring that it shocked the world: President Barack Obama ordered United States’ UN Ambassador, Samantha Power, to abstain a US vote regarding UN Security Council Resolution 2334. This mostly symbolic resolution demanded that Israel ‘immediately and completely cease all settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem’ and said the establishment of settlements by Israel has ‘no legal validity and constitutes a flagrant violation under international law’.

President-elect trump did all that he could in the background to defame Obama and sabotage the entire process leading up to this vote as insiders had gotten wind of the president’s decision. In the end, the resolution passed with 14 ‘yea’ votes, and the one abstention being the US. FFP discussed the controversy at the time – the post can be read here. It…

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2 comments

  1. tonytran2015 · May 4, 2018

    There are some kind of people I would not trust and would not want to have anything with at all.

    Liked by 1 person

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