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Haley 'Puts on Armor Every Day'

Nikki Haley with IDF in Israel, June 2017 (Photo: US Embassy Tel Aviv)

While the United Nations continues its bias against Israel — and the United States — the current American ambassador to the U.N. fights against it. The Jerusalem Post tells us how Nikki Haley works each day to defend the U.S. and its greatest ally:

Haley said Trump asked her what she thought of the United Nations, then 17 months into her post and after the United States became the first country to quit the UN Human Rights Council. She said she rattled off a litany of complaints.

“Unbelievably bureaucratic. It wastes a lot of money. It has some real biases against Israel, against us at times. It ignores a lot that’s going on that needs attention.”

Haley’s relay of their phone call illustrates how she guides the president who shuns the international forums and pacts the United States has helped build over decades. When Trump took office, he called the UN “just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time.”

Some diplomats have said they see the former South Carolina governor as the stable face of US foreign policy. When Trump leaves them confused, some say they look to her for interpretation.

“My job is to give clarity to everything the administration’s doing so that no one wonders where we are. I always wanted to make sure there was no gray. That it was black and white,” Haley said in the interview during a trip last month to India, the country from which her parents emigrated to the United States...

Tags: United Nations , US-Israel Relations

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