Yael Patir, Israel director of the left-leaning U.S. Jewish body, sat down with Haaretz to talk about Trump, the gap between U.S. and Israeli Jews, and the growing anger at the Israeli peace camp. Though she concedes boycott efforts by some on the left have a negative effect, she rejects calls to keep peace efforts local.01:12 01.05.16 | 4 comments
Yes, this is a "ploy" to avoid sanctions. But it is also a signal of reality. UNSC rules were created in a different (dinausaurean) era. Attempting to push US agenda too strongly will meet a serious backlash. India, China, Brazil, Russia are not interested in the sanctions.