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6th May 2013 – New York Post

Fight the Blackmail

Claudia Rosett

Yet again, North Korea is playing hostage politics with America — sentencing a US citizen in its custody, Kenneth Bae, to 15 years at hard labor. It’s time we stopped giving in to this extortion. more...

2nd May 2013 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Claudia Rosett

Iran at the United Nations and UNESCO. more...

29th April 2013 – National Review Online

Let the French Pay for UNESCO

Claudia Rosett

Here comes the next chapter in perverse U.S. priorities at the United Nations. While the federal government has been pleading that it is too broke to provide White House tours or pay air-traffic controllers... more...

27th April 2013 – The Weekly Standard

UN for Combating Terror Finance to Convene in Sudan, a State Sponsor of Terror

Jonathan Schanzer

On Sunday, the leading experts on terrorism finance in the Middle East and North Africa will convene for a five-day conference. The Financial Action Task Force is essentially the United Nations... more...

24th April 2013 – Fox News

Happening Now

Claudia Rosett

FDD's Claudia Rosett discusses controversial comments by a UN official about the cause of the Boston bombings. more...

3rd April 2013 – Quoted by Armin Rosen, The Atlantic

How the UN Covered Up a Cholera Epidemic in Zimbabwe

The UN and Zacarias's chief responsibility should have been to Zimbawe's embattled civilian population. Instead, both failed to live up to their obligations -- even as they were conspiring against someone who had exceeded them. more...

31st March 2013 – The Wall Street Journal

At the U.N., Iran Is a Powerhouse, Not a Pariah

Claudia Rosett

President Obama likes to describes Iran as "isolated." But there is nothing lonely about Iran's berth at the United Nations, where in the corridors and on the boards of powerful agencies... more...

22nd March 2013 – Fox News

Nursing Mothers Imprisoned: UN Report Details Iranian Persecution of Non-Muslims

Benjamin Weinthal

Iran’s hard-line regime has intensified its violent crackdown on Christians and other religious minorities, even imprisoning nursing mothers for practicing their faith, according to a new... more...

13th March 2013 – Quoted by Haviv Rettig Gur, The Times of Israel

Taking Refugees Off the Table

Jonathan Schanzer

NEW YORK – At a small gathering last week in New York City’s Harvard Club, former Labor and Independence MK Dr. Einat Wilf argued against an “insane” policy that was perpetuating the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. more...

10th March 2013 – The Jerusalem Post

Envoys Work to End UN’s Palestinian Refugee Status

Benjamin Weinthal

At a small conference at the Harvard Club in Manhattan on Thursday, a host of dignitaries and experts, including Israel’s envoy to the UN Ron Prosor, addressed the UN’s classification of Palestinian... more...

1st March 2013 – National Review Online

The UN’s Anti-Semitic Alliance

Claudia Rosett

On Wednesday, under the crystal chandeliers of Vienna’s ornate Hofberg Palace, the prime minister of Turkey delivered a speech in which he called Zionism “a crime against humanity” — equating it with fascism... more...

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...

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