Yessenia Funes wrote this article for How to Create a Culture of Good Health, the Winter 2016 issue of YES! Magazine. She is an assistant editor at YES! Magazine. A New York native, she covers inequality, poverty, and climate justice. Follow her on Twitter @yessfun.
As the international community awaits the ICJ's verdict, the U.S. position underscores the complex diplomatic landscape surrounding the Israeli occupation and the search for a sustainable peace solution.