Sun Jan 8, 2017 9:59AM
The file photo shows the United Nations Security Council in session.
The file photo shows the United Nations Security Council in session.
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Fourteen United Nations Security Council members voted for a resolution in condemnation of Israeli settlement expansions, with Britain playing a key role in outlining the draft.

No one but May’s cabinet insiders can know for sure what the British government's real motivation was for such a rare move.

Is Britain shifting its policy on Israel or is it another tactic to distract other nations from the depth of British support for Israel’s illegal and destructive strategy?