Saturday, February 11, 2017

Alienating allies

Selecting among the multiple Trump Administration stunts of the week is never easy, but they hit a particular low point with the decision to block the appointment of Salam Fayyad as head of the UN mission in Libya, which they're not even trying to disguise is solely because he is Palestinian.

Above, Salam Fayyad, then Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority, meeting with Dick Cheney in Ramallah in March, 2008.

White House photo by David Bohrer.

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