Analysis of the Letter Sent by All 100 US Senators to UN Secretary-General, about ‘eliminating Anti-Israel bias’.
Last week, all 100 US senators signed a letter to UN Secretary General, demanding ‘equal treatment’ for Israel.
The letter was an ostensible display of bipartisan unanimity about UN ‘anti-Israel bias’. While bias should definitely be examined, the blind cannot lead the blind.
This letter is thus an exhibition of bipartisan bias – on behalf of Israel.
The text of the letter, which in itself only fills 1.5 pages, ostensibly seeks ‘balance’:
“Through words and actions, we urge you to ensure that Israel is treated neither better nor worse than any other U.N. member in good standing.”
This is a paraphrase of a clause in the anti-Semitism definition of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) recently adopted also by UK: “Applying double standards by requiring of it a behavior not expected or demanded of any other democratic nation.”
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