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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...

23rd January 2014 – Quoted by Benny Avni, Newsweek

Ban’s Syrian Bungle Defriends Iran’s Mullahs

Tony Badran

This week's near-fiasco about who should be invited to the Syrian peace talks in Montreux, Switzerland, that resulted from a private telephone conversation between... more...

21st January 2014 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

UNESCO's announcement to postpone a exhibit on Jewish heritage because concerns it would constitute a problem for he peace process. more...

20th January 2014 – Fox News

Your World

UN chief withdraws Iran invite for Syrian peace talks. FDD's Claudia Rosett provides analysis. more...

20th January 2014 – Forbes

“Peace” and Prejudice at the United Nations

Claiming concerns about harming the Middle East “peace process,” the United Nations cultural agency has abruptly postponed an exhibition on Jewish ties to the Holy... more...

6th January 2014 – FDD Policy Brief

Failure of U.N. Peacekeeping in Lebanon

The Iranian-spawned terrorist group Hezbollah is smuggling advanced guided-missile systems into Lebanon, according to a report last week in The Wall Street... more...

3rd January 2014 – The Wall Street Journal

Opinion Journal

FDD's Claudia Rosett on the U.N. intellectual property agency's close ties to North Korea and Iran. more...

20th December 2013 – The Weekly Standard

Technology for Tyrants

It's well over a year since the United Nations intellectual property agency got caught undermining the U.N.’s own sanctions—shipping U.S.-origin computers... more...

26th November 2013 – The Weekly Standard

Don’t Trust, Can’t Verify

Thomas Joscelyn

The second line of the new nuclear deal with Iran is curious, to say the least: “Iran reaffirms that under no circumstances will Iran ever seek or develop... 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