Haley Wants Iran, Not Israel, at Core of UN’s Middle East Agenda – Kambiz Foroohar (Bloomberg News via Daily Alert)

Apr. 20, 2017

  • Haley Wants Iran, Not Israel, at Core of UN’s Middle East Agenda – Kambiz Foroohar
    U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, who holds the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council for April, wants to use a monthly meeting on “the situation in the Middle East” to tackle Tehran’s role in Yemen and Syria and its support for Hizbullah.
    The U.S. seeks “to portray Iran as a criminal enterprise, not just as another bad country but as a rogue state that is engaged in horrible crimes across the region,” said Suzanne Maloney, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington. “We are moving from a position of accommodation to one of confrontation across multiple fronts.”  (Bloomberg)

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