US to UNESCO: We’re outta here until you end anti-Israel bias; Update: Israel exits too

Well, almost outta here. The State Department announced that the US would remove itself as a full member of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for its “continuing anti-Israel bias,” as well as mismanagement of funds. The US will take on permanent observer status instead until the UN reforms the organization:

News: US to withdraw from UNESCO, State Dept. announces
— David Wright (@DavidWright_CNN) October 12, 2017
The problem began six years ago, when UNESCO allowed the Palestinian Authority to become a full member of the organization. That amounted to a de facto recognition of sovereignty, and the Obama administration withdrew funding from UNESCO as a result — but kept the US as a full voting member. Astute readers will recall that Barack Obama blamed then-French president Nicolas Sarkozy for sandbagging him on the vote, before the two of them gossiped about Benjamin Netanyahu with an open mic picking up the whole

Continue Reading....

Check Also

AG Sessions: ‘Shocking’ rise in law enforcement officers killed and assaulted in 2016

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Digg Del StumbleUpon E-mail Reddit Buffer Love ThisThe FBI issued …

Leave a Reply

Send this to a friend