Trump Admin Punishes PLO for Trying to Prosecute Alleged Israeli War Crimes in International Court

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On Monday President Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton announced the administration will close the Palestine Liberation Organization’s office in Washington as retaliation for the Palestinians’ efforts to bring alleged Israeli military war crimes to the International Criminal Court. Palestinian diplomat Saeb Erekat called the move “an affirmation of the U.S. administration’s determination to continue its policies of blackmail and extortion and undermining the peace process and the two state solution.” We speak with Jamil Dakwar, director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Human Rights Program.