[Ed. – Which is where the blame belongs. Hamas does this — gets its own people killed deliberately — regardless of what anyone else is doing.]
Addressing the U.N. Security Council, Haley said Hamas, the group that controls Gaza and is labeled a terrorist organization by the U.S., was behind the clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces that left at least 60 people dead. She bemoaned the “double standard” that she said exists at the U.N. under which Israel shoulders the blame for violence she said was spurred by Hamas and Iran.
“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. “This is what is endangering the people of Gaza. Make no mistake, Hamas is pleased with the results from yesterday.” …
Those Security Council nations castigating Israel should consider, Haley said, whether they would tolerate the type of violence seen in Gaza along their own borders.
“No country in this chamber would act with more restraint than Israel has. In fact, the records of several countries here today suggest they would be much less restrained,” she said.
— Nikki Haley (@nikkihaley) May 15, 2018