The State Department’s budget request makes clear that Trump’s promise to cut aid was an empty threat.
“Nikki Haley needs to shut up and realize that the Palestinian leadership is not the problem,” Saeb Erekat said of the American ambassador to the U.N.
One recent Thursday, events on three continents laid bare the colliding paranoias that keep the Middle East boiling. J.J. Goldberg takes it all apart.
At least three of the parties to the deal — France, Britain and Germany — have said they are willing to toughen sanctions on Iran.
“It’s easy for friends to be with you in good times, but it’s the friends who are with you during the challenging times that will never be forgotten.”
“With the Palestinians no longer willing to talk peace, why should we make any of these massive future payments to them?”
Haley sent out invitations Thursday, just hours after the vote closed.
Ambassador Nikki Haley warned that the United States would remember those who voted for the resolution criticizing the U.S. decision.
He holds a senior position in the Trump administration and has made a name for himself as one of the most successful political consultants, yet Jon Lerner, manages to steer clear from the spotlight. Currently serving as America’s deputy ambassador to the United Nations, under Nikki Haley, Lerner, 49, was recently described in a New York Magazine article as “the No. 1 person [Haley] listens to,” and with speculations that Haley’s political ambition could lead her all the way to the White House, Lerner is the man to follow.
“Why not install Ivanka as U.N. ambassador?” one expert wrote. “Would she really be so bad?”