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4th November 2015 – The Washington Times

An Unhappy United Nations Birthday

Clifford D. May

Did it escape your attention that last month was the 70th birthday of the United Nations? Did you miss the opportunity to celebrate by following Elyx on an “exciting 70-day (virtual) trip around the world to shine light on the UN’s work”? more...

2nd November 2015 – Quoted by Daniel Greenfield - Frontpage Mag

UN Top Official For Iraq Meets With Al Qaeda Funder

David Andrew Weinberg

What's the difference between the UN and an international terrorist organization? The terrorists usually know what they're doing. more...

30th October 2015 – Forbes

The Unbearable Lightness of UN Sanctions on North Korea

As far as President Obama has any discernible policy for dealing with the rising threat from North Korea, a big part of his approach entails pressuring Pyongyang with UN sanctions. more...

29th October 2015 – Quoted by The Tower

UNRWA Official Spoke at Event for Hamas-Linked Charity

Kate Havard

The spokesman for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the scandal-ridden UN body that works with Palestinian refugees, spoke Monday at an event sponsored by the UK-based charity Interpal, which was designated a terrorist entity by the U.S. Treasury Department for financing the Palestinian terror group Hamas. more...

28th October 2015 – FDD Policy Brief

UNRWA’s Troubling Hamas Ties

Kate Havard

United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) spokesman Chris Gunness spoke Monday at an event for Interpal, a UK-based charity designated in 2003 by the U.S. Department of the Treasury for financing the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. more...

28th October 2015 – Quoted by The Tower

U.N. Human Rights Report Highlights Executions, Floggings, Amputations in Iran

Benjamin Weinthal

The latest report issued by Ahmed Shaheed, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, highlights a variety of harsh punishments meted out by the Iranian regime, including executions, floggings, amputations, and even blinding, Benjamin Weinthal, a research fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, reported for Fox News on Tuesday. more...

22nd October 2015 – Quoted by The Tower

UNRWA Suspends Employees for Anti-Semitic Facebook Posts

The United Nations has taken disciplinary action against at least 22 employees of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) who used social media to promote anti-Semitism, the watchdog organization UN Watch reported Thursday. The employees’ misconduct was initially exposed in reports published by the watchdog organization in September and October. more...

15th October 2015 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

FDD Journalist-in-Residence Claudia Rosett discusses corruption and the UN. more...

7th October 2015 – The Wall Street Journal

Opinion Journal

Foundation for Defense of Democracies Journalist in Residence Claudia Rosett on charges filed against a former General Assembly President. more...

1st October 2015 – Center for Security Policy

Secure Freedom Radio

FDD Journalist-in-Residence Claudia Rosett comments on her latest Forbes article about the UN. more...

1st October 2015 – Quoted by Andrea Billups - Polizette

Seven UN Disaster Notes

The United Nations, which celebrates its 70th birthday in October, is a disaster, compounded by tragedy. Incompetence, hypocrisy, and waste are its watchwords. Here are seven reasons the United Nations should be giving you dyspepsia. more...

30th September 2015 – Quoted by Jessica Schulberg - The Huffington Post

Mahmoud Abbas Tells UN He Will No Longer Observe Oslo Accords

Grant Rumley

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday declared that he will no longer be bound by the 1993 Oslo Accords between Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories, citing Israel's failure to uphold its obligations under the peace agreement. more...

30th September 2015 – PJ Media

Obama’s Talk and Putin’s Blitz: A Russian Middle East Coup in Three Acts

In New York, the United Nations is still lumbering through its Sept. 28th – Oct. 3 general debate. But even with today’s declaration by aging potentate Mahmoud Abbas that the Palestinian Authority will no longer respect the Oslo Accords (did they ever?) the headlines are elsewhere. more...

30th September 2015 – 1070 WINA

The Schilling Show

FDD Journalist-in-Residence Claudia Rosett comments on US, Russia, and Syria. more...

28th September 2015 – Newsmax TV

The Hard Line

FDD Journalist-in-Residence Claudia Rosett discusses the different the UN speeches of Presidents Obama and Putin concerning the crisis in Syria. more...

27th September 2015 – Quoted by Ruthie Blum - The Algemeiner

Pope Francis’ Sins of Omission

As his five-day visit to the United States comes to an end, Pope Francis continues to receive the undivided attention of audiences as major in number as in stature. more...

25th September 2015 – Forbes

The U.N.‘s Parade of Dictators

Founded in 1945 to promote global peace, human dignity and freedom, the United Nations is celebrating its 70th anniversary — with a parade of dictators. The ceremonies will peak on Monday, at U.N. headquarters in New York, when the General Assembly opens its annual debate with a lineup starring the presidents of such notorious tyrannies as China, Russia, Iran and Cuba. more...

19th March 2015 – Fox News

Your World with Neil Cavuto

FDD Journalist-in-Residence Claudia Rosett on a potential UN role in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. more...

15th March 2015 – The National Interest

Obama’s Security Council Gambit

David B. Rivkin

The administration should eschew this path and accept what the Constitution requires – Senate approval of the treaty it is now negotiating. more...

12th March 2015 – Quoted by Hayes Brown - BuzzFeed

U.S. “Has No Intention” Of Using United Nations To Cement Iran Deal

Mark Dubowitz

The U.S. has “no intention” of using the United Nations to lock into place any potential deal with Iran over its nuclear program, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday. more...

Events

15th April 2013 - 4:00 AM

Claudia Rosett Speaks on Iran and the UN

‘Iran at the UN: An Underreported Game of Influence’

The Henry Jackson Society, London, UK

20th February 2013 - 12:00 PM

Claudia Rosett Presides at Conversation with Amb Frederick Barton

A Conversation with Ambassador Frederick Barton

Council on Foreign Relations