Holocaust to Continue
Trump May Cut
Funding to UN If It Recognizes Palestinian State
massive cut in American funding for the United Nations
could be in the works if President Trump signs an
executive order prepared by his aides.
first reported by the
New York Times on Wednesday, will cut at least 40%
of funding for the international body and its agencies,
if they grant full membership status to the
already passed legislation requiring funding cuts to UN
bodies that recognize a Palestinian state, resulting in
a cut to American funding for UNESCO. Recently,
following the UN Security Councilís vote condemning
Israelís settlements in the West Bank, several members
of Congress introduced legislation calling for cuts in
Americaís funding for the UN.
Israel and the
pro-Israel lobby in America have supported threats to
cut funding for the UN if it grants full membership
status to the Palestinian Authority, in hope that it can
deter international agencies from taking this step.
presidential order, if enacted, could also potentially
harm Israel, since it entails a cut to UN international
peacekeeping forces, including those stationed alongside
Israelís border with Syria on the Golan Heights.
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Trump Executive Order Will Defund
UN and All Agencies Recognizing Palestinian State:
Agencies will also be defunded for supporting
reproductive rights or engaging in activities which
violate international sanctions against Iran or North
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