US WITHDRAWS FROM UNESCO, CITING ‘ANTI-ISRAEL BIAS’
The Jerusalem Post ^ | OCTOBER 12, 2017 | MICHAEL WILNER
Posted on 10/12/2017, 1:16:22 PM by Wiz-Nerd
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced on Thursday that the US will withdraw from UNESCO, the UN’s educational, scientific and cultural body.
The Paris-based body is known for designating World Heritage sites like the ancient city of Palmyra in Syria and Grand Canyon National Park, but it has struggled for relevance as it becomes increasingly hobbled by regional rivalries and a lack of money.
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