"Crimea-related sanctions will remain in place until Russia returns full control of the peninsula to Ukraine."
Tillerson's principled rejection of the seizure of land by military force — "never accept" — came just one day after President Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital and pledged to move our embassy there.
How did Israel gain title to East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Golan Heights? Invasion, occupation, colonization, annexation.
Those lands are the spoils of victory from Israel's 1967 Six-Day War.
Is Israel being severely sanctioned like Russia? Not quite.
Her yearly U.S. stipend is almost $4 billion, as she builds settlement after settlement on occupied land despite America's feeble protests.