The Trump administration is withholding half of its planned aid to the United Nations agency that helps Palestinian refugees. The former U.S. Army officer who directs the U.N. Relief and Works Agency in the West Bank is in Washington, trying to figure out what it will take to have that money restored.
Before heading to the White House, Scott Anderson spoke to NPR on Wednesday about the case he is making.
The United States contributed $60 million to UNRWA this year but is withholding another $65 million for further consideration.