Congress is threatening to strip the United Nations of funding following an anti-Israel resolution that condemns the Jewish state as an obstacle to peace in the Middle East. The resolution, which President Obama refused to veto, called Jewish homes in parts of Jerusalem and biblical Judea and Samaria illegal under international law, a move that reversed years of U.S. policy on the matter.
The resolution sparked an outcry of anger across all major political parties in the U.S. Democrats and Republicans alike condemned the resolution and expressed bipartisan support for America’s strongest ally in the Middle East. The cry grew louder following Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech Wednesday in which he singled-out Israel as the obstacle to peace in the region. READ MORE