Moving the embassy to Jerusalem, experts say, could please Israeli Jews who believe it would signal that the U.S. recognizes Israel's claim to the entirety of the city. It could also reassure the right-wing government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after the Obama administration allowed the adoption of a United Nations Security Council resolution that condemns Israel's settlement construction. … [Read more...] about Has Trump Abandoned or Delayed the Israel Embassy Switch?
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United States’ withdrawal from the UNESCO was led by Trump in the year 2017 citing “anti-Israel bias”. The US was upset with the UNESCO for granting full membership to Palestine while Israel maintained it should have been granted only after working out a peace deal in the Middle East. … [Read more...] about End of ties: After WHO announcement, a look at international agreements that US has quit under Trump’s presidency
When Trump threatened to nuke North Korea, Twitter took no action despite pressure from users. When he attacked four Democratic congresswomen by telling them to "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," Twitter allowed the tweets to stand. When he revived a decades-old conspiracy theory against TV host Joe Scarborough, Twitter said it was "deeply sorry" for the pain the tweets caused — but did nothing. … [Read more...] about Twitter is now in completely uncharted waters
Twitter is blocked by the Iranian government, which makes its leaders’ use of the platform something of a sore point. Some have argued that allowing leaders to use the service will encourage the lifting of restrictions in the future, but that tactic has not been effective thus far. … [Read more...] about Ted Cruz wants Twitter investigated over Iran sanctions compliance