The United States of America have started the process to exit the United Nations
A proposed House Resolution would set the stage for the United States to remove itself from the United Nations.
The proposed “American Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2017” is sponsored by Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL). It was introduced in the House on Jan. 3 and referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, according to the Congress website.
The bill proposes that the United States terminate its membership in the UN, that the UN removes its headquarters from the US, and that the US stops participating in the World Health Organization.
Should it pass, the act would take effect two years after it is signed. The bill was quietly introduced on January 3 and was passed on to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. It would also repeal the United Nations Participation Act of 1945, signed in the aftermath of WWII.
“The President shall terminate all membership by the United States in the United Nations in any organ, specialized agency, commission, or other formally affiliated body of the United Nations...The United States Mission to the United Nations is closed. Any remaining functions of such office shall not be carried out,”according to the text of HR 193.
The bill proposes cutting funding to UN over Israeli settlement resolution The bill would also prohibit “the authorization of funds for the US assessed or voluntary contribution to the UN,” which would also include any military or peacekeeping expenditures, the use of the US military by the UN, and the loss of “diplomatic immunity for UN officers or employees” on US soil.
Rogers had tried to pass the same bill in 2015, albeit unsuccessfully.
“Why should the American taxpayer bankroll an international organization that works against America's interests around the world?” Rogers asked at the time in defense of his idea.
“The time is now to restore and protect American sovereignty and get out of the United Nations.”
Another supporter of HR 193, Rand Paul (R-KY) also put it like this in January 2015: “I dislike paying for something that two-bit Third World countries with no freedom attack us and complain about the United States… There’s a lot of reasons why I don’t like the UN, and I think I’d be happy to dissolve it,” added the Kentucky senator.
Later, in June 2015, Rogers had introduced his document – then named HR 1205, but essentially the same USExit idea he’s proposing now.
“The UN continues to prove it’s an inefficient bureaucracy and a complete waste of American tax dollars.” Rogers went on to name treaties and actions he believes “attack our rights as US citizens.” These included gun provisions, the imposition of international regulations on American fossil fuels – but more importantly, the UN attack on Israel, by voting to grant Palestine the non-member state ‘permanent observer’ status.
“Anyone who is not a friend to our ally Israel is not a friend to the United States.” The bill to cut the funding was introduced shortly after the UNSC voted 14-0 to condemn the continued construction of illegal Israeli settlements – the resolution Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu considered a backstab from the US, which declined to veto it, as per former President Barack Obama’s suddenly critical attitude to Israel at the end of his presidency.
Still, the resolution vote came the same year the Obama administration awarded Israel with its largest military aid package ever, signing a memorandum of understanding in September that would give it $38 billion over 10 years.
Should america exit the United Nation it will for sure lose one of its best asset that for the last 75 years helped the country to impose it's view worldwide. Memories of the security council stating on the war in Iraq or Libya are still livid in people mind. if today the United States feel like the U.N. have to be dismantled because their are losing grip on the organisation, one must understand that the main goal of the United Nations created at the aftermeth of the second world war, was not to serve America, but to serve peace in the world.
The title of the law introduced by an intelligence specialist heir to the hard line warmongers of the United States, while emphasizing the term sovereignty can be understood in both directions. The United States now could attack any country in the world without embarrassing the long sessions of the United Nations Security Council, or they believe that the United Nations had so far dictated its desiderata to the Americans and that it was Time to get out of it to affirm their freedom. But when one knows that the United States are members of the club of 5 with veto, the exit from the United Nations does not bode well for world peace