— CSPAN (@cspan) February 20, 2018
The Palestinians have not been pleased with the Trump administration’s new tone at the United Nations.
Where the Obama administration often acquiesced to the Palestinians demands, the new attitude is that America’s greatest Middle East ally, Israel, deserves some respect.
And will get it.
Apparently still under the impression Obama was in charge, a Palestinian negotiator, Saeb Erekat, recently demanded that U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley “needs to shut up and realize the Palestinian leadership is not the problem.”
Oh, but it is, she made clear.
Her statement Tuesday followed a demand from Abbas for a peace conference later this year. He then left, before Haley spoke.
“I will not shut up rather I will