Former US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has arrived in Israel to participate in the Israeli Hayom seminar for US-Israel relations. Haley prayed at the Western Wall and placed a personal note between the stones. This is her first visit to Israel since resigning from her post on Oct 9, 2018.
During used her voice of power to defend anti-Israeli prejudice in the UN throughout her entire tenure as US Ambassador.
We wish to recall this JOL article from May of last year when the former US ambassador boldly told the entire UN assembly the truth about Hamas, and how Israel deals with the existential threat.
May 15, 2018
On Tuesday, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley blamed Hamas for the Palestinian deaths in the recent clashes with the IDF and insisted that Israel had acted with restraint to the unprecedented violence.
“Let’s remember that the Hamas terrorist organization has been inciting violence for years, long before the United States decided to move our embassy,” Haley said during Tuesday’s emergency meeting of the Security Council. “This is what is endangering the people of Gaza. Make no mistake, Hamas is pleased with the results from yesterday.”
Hamas has encouraged violence in the area and urged Palestinians to breach the fence and throw flaming objects towards Israeli territory, Haley said. “In recent days, multiple news organizations have documented the Hamas incitement in Gaza,” she added. “They have reported on Hamas messages over loudspeakers that urge demonstrators to burst through the fence, falsely claiming Israeli soldiers were fleeing, when in fact, they were not.”
In response to claims that the IDF used excessive force against unarmed protesters, Haley stated that “no country in this chamber would act with more restraint than Israel has.”
Later, the ambassador walked out of the chamber when Palestinian Authority representative Riyad Mansour began his speech. Mansour placed the blame for the high death toll on Israel and called for an international inquiry into the clashes.