The withdrawal ... reflects Washington’s open distrust of the way that organization works.
Mayhem is the hallmark of President Trump’s policies.
The Trump administration is committing a great folly in its decision to withdraw from UNESCO to show solidarity with the Israeli occupation.
If the process of conflict resolution is weakened or is ignored by a major power, then no countries will adhere to WTO decisions and the trade system will fall into disarray.
It is obvious that Washington thinks the effect of increasing and generating hard American power is worth any losses from abandoning international cooperation.
The empty seat is always a surrender, and Trump should understand the damage he is doing to his country – and his allies – with this growing isolationist policy.
The American president’s isolationist drift could turn out to be very costly indeed.
<i>The expert on America, Ivan Kurilla, explains why the U.S. decided to withdraw from UNESCO.</i>
The U.S. reduced contributions in 2011 after the Palestinian Authority was admitted as a member of UNESCO. The United States has not paid its contributions for six years. Withdrawing from the organization is simply the [Read more]