The US Strikes a New Tone at the UN by Standing With Israel

Former PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Newly instated US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley passed her first test on Saturday, showing loyalty to her country’s greatest ally in the Middle East, Israel. On Friday, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres announced that he would be naming former Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad as a special representative for Libya. In a letter rejecting the idea and warning that the US would veto the appointment at the Security Council, she wrote:

The United States was disappointed to see a letter indicating the intention to appoint the former Palestinian Authority Prime Minister to lead the UN Mission in Libya. For too long the UN has been unfairly biased in favor of the Palestinian Authority to the determinant of our allies in Israel.  The United States does not currently recognize a Palestinian state or support the signal this appointment would send within the United Nations, however, we encourage the two sides to come together directly on a solution. Going forward the United States will act, not just talk, in support of our allies… [read more]

lhwm opinion: What a difference a real leader makes. President Trump may not accomplish everything but it is a far sight better than destroying everything. I hope it has not been forgotten the treatment that was extended to PM Netanyahu by the Democrats and the hostility under Obama.

Proverbs 14:34 Righteousness exalts a nation, But sin is a disgrace to any people.

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