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The United Nations went after Israel again, and the U.S. failed to stop it. Shame on us.

The United Nations went after Israel again, and the U.S. failed to stop it. Shame on us.

To the editor: While most of the world might consider Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories illegal, the U.S. government, as reflected in its policy for the past 35 years, does not. President Obama’s allowing of a United Nations Security Council resolution declaring the settlements illegal to pass highlights eight years of his failed foreign policy. (“U.S. declines to veto U.N. Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlement building,” Dec. 23)

As U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power cast her...

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