Free Beacon: Ben Rhodes, President Obama’s national security adviser, said on Monday that Obama sought to use the United Nations as a vehicle to isolate and pressure the Jewish state.
Rhodes, speaking at the anti-Israel group J Street’s annual conference in Washington, D.C., discussed efforts by the former administration to weaponize the U.N. to force Israel into concessions to the Palestinians.
Obama, near the end of his tenure in office, drew sharp criticism across the pro-Israel community for permitting the United States to abstain from a U.N. vote criticizing what it described as Israeli settlements. more …
Opinion: “No weapon formed against you shall prosper, And every tongue which rises against you in judgment You shall condemn…” Isaiah 54:17.
On December 23, 2016, Barack Obama instructed Samantha Power to abstain as 14 members of the UN Security Council passed Resolution 2334:
- That Israel′s settlement activity constitutes a “flagrant violation” of international law and has “no legal validity”
- It further demands that Israel stop such activity and fulfill its obligations as an occupying power under the Fourth Geneva Convention
December 28, 2016, John Kerry make a 70-minute speech declaring Israeli settlements as the main obstruction to peace, stating that Israel cannot be both a “Democratic state and a Jewish state.”
And so ended the Obama administration’s longstanding opposition/hatred towards PM Netanyahu and the state of Israel.The promise (Genesis 12:3) of blessing on those who bless Israel and curses on those who curse Israel has no expiration date.