U.S. Withdrawal from the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

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This report discusses the announcement by President Trump that the U.S. was withdrawing from UNESCO due to payment arrears, organization issues, and anti-Israel bias. A brief background of U.S. involvement is provided along with previous withdrawals, ongoing tensions regarding UNESCO's actions in regard to Israel and the admittance of Palestine as a member, and possible effects of the U.S. being a nonmember observer state in UNESCO.

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Blanchfield, Luisa October 17, 2017.

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This report discusses the announcement by President Trump that the U.S. was withdrawing from UNESCO due to payment arrears, organization issues, and anti-Israel bias. A brief background of U.S. involvement is provided along with previous withdrawals, ongoing tensions regarding UNESCO's actions in regard to Israel and the admittance of Palestine as a member, and possible effects of the U.S. being a nonmember observer state in UNESCO.

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Blanchfield, Luisa. U.S. Withdrawal from the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), report, October 17, 2017; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1042409/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.