Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley announced on 14 February that she plans to campaign to be the Republican candidate for the 2024 US presidential election. Her campaign was launched formally in her home state. Given her history of support for Israel, her bid for the White House will clearly see her as Israel’s preferred option.
Haley’s diplomatic career began when she was picked by former US President Donald Trump to represent the US at the UN. It was there that she was vocal in advocating the inhumane Israeli occupation of Palestine and justifying Israel’s aggression against the Palestinians and their rights.
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“It’s a new day for Israel at the United Nations,” Haley told the World Jewish Congress Plenary Assembly in New York in 2017, just weeks after her appointment. “As long as I am…