Memo to #Trump: A Five-step program for UN Resolution 2334

WASHINGTON POST
Five ways the Trump administration can negate the anti-Israel U.N. Security Council resolution
by Eugene Kontorovich
January 2, 2017

Of course, the goal of the Obama administration was to box in President-elect Donald Trump’s foreign policy. The most direct way to reject the Security Council Resolution 2334 is to reject the opinions it expresses and act against its recommendations. Trump will likely seek to reverse the measure, not only because of substantial policy disagreements, but to reject the notion that a president can bind his successors more tightly through U.N. action than through statutes or executive orders. Trump cannot directly reverse the resolution, but he and Congress can take action to negate its ideas, and to create a different reality from the one Resolution 2334 seeks to promote. Here are some ideas — most of which require no legislative action. READ MORE

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