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Trump Pressures Obama Over U.N. Resolution on Israeli Settlements


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UNITED NATIONS — President-elect Donald J. Trump publicly pressuredPresident Obama on Thursday to veto a United Nations resolution critical of Israel, the newly elected leader’s most direct intervention in foreign policy during his transition to power.

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/22/world/middleeast/donald-trump-united-nations-israel-settlements.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=first-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

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Israel wants to glom the entire West Bank. That will never bring peace. The US should vote FOR the resolution or at least abstain.

It looks like Obama might vote with the UN resolution. But...the US has usually voted against resolutions against Israel.

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