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26th February 2013 – The Long War Journal

Emir of Ansar Dine Added to US, UN’s Terrorist Lists

Bill Roggio

Both the United States and the United Nations have added Iyad ag Ghali, the emir of the Mali-based, al Qaeda-linked Ansar Dine, to their lists of global terrorists. Ghali was instrumental in the takeover of northern... more...

26th February 2013 – Syndicated

The Frank Gaffney Show

Claudia Rosett

FDD's Claudia Rosett exposes the front company that the Iranian ambassador to the UN has been using to skirt US sanctions on 5th Avenue in New York City. more...

20th February 2013 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Claudia Rosett

Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, Mohammad Khazaee. more...

19th February 2013 – Forbes

Meet Iran’s Ambassador to the UN

Claudia Rosett

In a sold-out event, Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, Mohammad Khazaee, will be speaking Wednesday evening at the Asia Society in New York, starring in a “conversation” titled: “The U.S. and Iran... more...

13th February 2013 – Forbes

North Korea’s Middle East Webs and Nuclear Wares

Claudia Rosett

North Korea’s third and latest nuclear test is certainly a threat to Asian security, but the dangers go way beyond Asia. For decades, North Korea has been one of the world’s most enterprising and unscrupulous suppliers... more...

4th February 2013 – The Wall Street Journal

Opinion Journal

Claudia Rosett

FDD's Claudia Rosett on whether engaging Iran on its nuclear program can bring the regime to heel. more...

24th January 2013 – Cited by The Associated Press

UN Expert Investigates US Drone Killings

Bill Roggio

A U.N. expert on Thursday launched a special investigation into drone warfare and targeted killings, which the United States relies on as a front-line weapon in its global war against al-Qaida. more...

22nd January 2013 – Syndicated

The Frank Gaffney Show

Claudia Rosett

How Iran is evading sanctions, and manipulating the non-aligned coalition at the UN to further its nuclear ambitions. more...

16th January 2013 – Cited by Fredrick Dahl, Reuters

UN Nuclear Watchdog Eyes Iran Deal, Parchin Visit

Mark Dubowitz, Orde Kittrie

The U.N. nuclear watchdog said on Tuesday it hoped to gain access to the Parchin military site during a visit to Iran this week aimed at unblocking an investigation into suspected atom bomb research in the Islamic state. more...

14th December 2012 – The Rosett Report

Lost in Washington? The Disappearing Director-General of UNESCO

Claudia Rosett

I know, I know — the news of the hour is UN Ambassador Susan Rice. But there’s plenty of interesting commentary right now about Rice (including her own op-ed in the The Washington Post, where,... more...

14th December 2012 – Cited by Nevil Gibson, National Business Review - New Zealand

Looking Positively Into the Future

Emanuele Ottolenghi

A few weeks ago, a selective audience was given an informed glimpse into the future by the executive editor of The Economist, Daniel Franklin, based on the book Megachange: The World in 2050. more...

14th December 2012 – Syndicated

The Frank Gaffney Show

Claudia Rosett

FDD's Claudia Rosett talks about Susan Rice’s shortcomings as the United States’ ambassador to the UN, and in particular the failure to block the vote that upgraded the status of the Palestinian Authority. more...

13th December 2012 – National Review Online

Game Plan for the UNESCO Shakedown

Claudia Rosett

Alarm bells ought to be going off because of the quiet trip to Washington this week of the head of the Paris-based UNESCO — the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. more...

10th December 2012 – GBTV

Real News

Claudia Rosett

The UN’s International Telecommunications Union conference in Dubai. more...

9th December 2012 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Claudia Rosett

Claudia Rosett, Journalist in Residence at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, in re: UN telecom conference to censor, monitor, and control the Internet. more...

8th December 2012 – The Commentator

Palestine’s Strangely Stubborn State of Mind

Emanuele Ottolenghi

The UN vote upgrading the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) to a non-member state with observer status has done nothing to move the cause of Palestinian statehood forward. Instead, it repeats the... more...

5th December 2012 – Syndicated

The Tammy Bruce Show

Claudia Rosett

The political unrest in Egypt and the UN Internet grab in Dubai. more...

5th December 2012 – Fox News

Your World

Claudia Rosett

FDD's Claudia Rosett argues that the United Nations is not fulfilling its mission as it dicusses internet regulations as the fighting in Syria continues. more...

3rd December 2012 – Cited by Max Fisher, The Washington Post

The Growing Divide Between Israel and Europe

Benjamin Weinthal, Jonathan Schanzer

Late Sunday, Barak Ravid, the scoop-prone diplomatic correspondent for the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, published an arresting, if qualified, story: the U.K. and France are considering recalling their... more...

2nd December 2012 – Quoted by Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post

The UN Vote on Palestine: Profiles in Cowardice

Jonathan Schanzer

Last week's vote to extend non-member observer status to the Palestinians at the United Nations was a virtual primer on what is wrong with the U.N., the European Union, the Palestinian Authority and the United States... more...

Experts

Claudia Rosett

Journalist-in-Residence

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