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4th September 2014 – National Review Online

The U.N.: Clueless or Complicit in Gaza?

The United Nations has been quick to launch a special inquiry into Israel for defending itself this summer against Hamas terrorist attacks out of Gaza. But will anyone be investigating the role in this conflict of the U.N. itself? more...

25th August 2014 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

FDD's Journalist-in-Residence, Claudia Rosett, discusses the UN's Gaza inquiry. more...

22nd August 2014 – The National Review Online

The U.N.’s Grotesque Gaza Inquiry

Bias against Israel is the most glaring problem with the new Gaza inquiry that the United Nations Human Rights Council launched last month. more...

18th August 2014 – National Post

William Schabas’ Casual Anti-Israeli Bias Makes Him a Perfect Fit For a UN ‘Fact-Finding’ Inquiry

Not too long ago, Canadians would have been beaming with pride at the news that one of their own — renowned international human-rights law expert William Schabas — had been appointed to head up a UN commission that will investigate possible war crimes committed by Israel and the Gaza-based terrorist group Hamas during their recent military conflict. more...

11th August 2014 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

FDD's Journalist in Residence, Claudia Rosett, discusses the role of UNRWA in the Gaza conflict. more...

10th August 2014 – Cited by The Tower

Expert: In Supporting Hamas through UNRWA, UN Complicit in Terror

Writing Friday in The Wall Street Journal, Claudia Rosett, a journalist in residence with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, takes United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to task for decrying the “suffering” in Gaza when it is one of his organization’s agencies, United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) is culpable in perpetuating the violence through its support of Hamas. more...

7th August 2014 – The Wall Street Journal

The U.N. Handmaiden of Hamas

On Wednesday, as a truce held between Israel and the Hamas terrorist group that rules the Gaza Strip, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon briefed the U.N. General Assembly. more...

4th August 2014 – Fox News

The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD's Vice President for Research, Jonathan Schanzer, discusses how UNRWA indirectly supports Hamas. more...

31st July 2014 – CTV

CTV News

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD's Vice President for Research, Jonathan Schanzer, discusses Israel's relationship with the UN. more...

24th July 2014 – National Review Online

Bad Move to the U.N.

Having failed to produce a deal after six months of bargaining in Vienna, the Iran nuclear talks now appear headed for a venue even less auspicious for the U.S. and its allies: the United Nations General Assembly, whose next session opens this September in New York. more...

10th April 2014 – Syndicated

Secure Freedom Radio

FDD's Claudia Rosett runs through the international responses to Vladimir Putin’s invasion of the Crimea. She highlights particularly the UN General Assembly’s... more...

8th April 2014 – The Washington Times

The Mideast Peace Process Peters Out

Clifford D. May

Blessed are the peace makers. But don’t confuse peace makers with peace processors. The latter think they can persuade the lion to lie down with the lamb. more...

2nd April 2014 – FDD Policy Brief

The Return of ‘Palestine 194’

Jonathan Schanzer

In a snub to the U.S-led Palestinian-Israeli peace efforts yesterday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signed letters of accession to 15 multilateral treaties... more...

1st April 2014 – The Jerusalem Post

UN Report Assails Iran for Persecution of Religious Minorities

Benjamin Weinthal

Despite the election last year of Iran’s reform-minded president Hassan Rouhani, there has been no Persian thaw for Iran’s struggling religious minorities. Wide-scale... more...

31st March 2014 – Fox News

Your World

FDD's Claudia Rosett explains how the United Nations has misplace priorities and is negligent on its responsibility to prevent wars. more...

20th March 2014 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Jonathan Schanzer

Turkey's political unrest and the Palestinians' UN strategy. more...

10th February 2014 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

The UN assault on the Catholic Church. more...

9th February 2014 – The Wall Street Journal

The U.N. Assault on the Catholic Church

In the name of protecting children,the United Nations is now preaching to the Vatican. A report on the Holy See—released by a U.N. committee last week to much... more...

6th February 2014 – The Tower

The Twisted Conundrum of Funding the United Nations

In the long and bizarre history of America’s role at the United Nations, one especially poignant moment came in December 2007, with the passage of the organization’s... more...

29th January 2014 – Quoted by Dmitriy Shapiro, JSN

US Could Lose Clout in UN If Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Negotiations Fail

Jonathan Schanzer

Though the probability of success of the renewed efforts by Secretary of State John Kerry to forge a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is still uncertain... more...


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