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donald trump

President Trump delivered his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, and it was a triumph. The speech offered the clearest sign yet...
Neo-liberalism

The United Nations thinks the rest of the world needs a “21st Century makeover.” To accomplish that, the international body is turning toward some of...
Russia

It should be a familiar routine by now: Vladimir Putin offers an apparent diplomatic breakthrough in eastern Ukraine. Western negotiators get overexcited; the peace-shuttling commences; an...
unicef

The British Journal of Global Health has found that the idea that sanctions on Iraq killed 500,000 children was a fiction dreamed up by Saddam...
Nikki Haley

By standing aside at the end of its term and allowing the United Nations to indulge its obsessive anti-Israel compulsion unobstructed, the Obama administration hoped it...
United Nations

There’s only one sensible way to relate to last week’s UN Security Council Resolution 2334--as a document, to quote its own language, which has “no...
Democrats

Several leading members of the Democratic Party have reacted furiously to the Obama administration’s betrayal of Israel at the United Nations last week. Incoming Senate...
Barack Obama

This was supposed to be a day that ended with some high drama at the United Nations Security Council. The expectation was that the U.S....
Nikki Haley

In the announcement that South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley will accept the role of American Ambassador to the United Nations under President Donald Trump, there...
United Nations

If you want to understand why no rational person should take the United Nations seriously, consider the following three facts: Last week, the World Health...
United Nations

Give the United Nations a cheer--but not two. On Friday, Russia lost its seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council. It tells you something about...
peace now

It was business as usual at the United Nations on Friday as the Security Council devoted a session to criticizing Israel. Just to make sure that the...