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20th November 2012 – National Review Online

The U.N. Tilt to Terrorists

Nowhere in the charter of the United Nations is there any mandate for the U.N. to stack the deck in favor of terrorists. Yet that is exactly the effect of the current U.N. furor over conflict between Israel... more...

20th November 2012 – The Rosett Report

Letters of Israel’s Ambassador to the UN Security Council

Now that Israel is fighting back against the rocket-launching Iranian-backed terrorists of Gaza, the United Nations has swung into a frenzy of activity, calling for immediate measures to stop the violence and end the crisis. more...

12th October 2012 – The Rosett Report

Digging Deeper Into the UN’s WIPO Tech for Tyrants Scandal

Congressional investigators of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs are pressing ahead with their inquiry into one of the flashier United Nations scandals of recent times — call it Tech for Tyrants — involving the... more...

5th October 2012 – The Rosett Report

The Wreckage of Benghazi

On Thursday, an FBI team finally arrived in Benghazi, Libya, to visit the sites of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. It took the FBI... more...

4th October 2012 – Scripps Howard News Service

Spinning Ahmadinejad

Clifford D. May

The funniest news item last week was also, if you think about it, the scariest: FARS, Iran’s official news agency, ran the headline: “Gallup Poll: Rural Whites Prefer Ahmadinejad to Obama.” more...

3rd October 2012 – National Review Online

Obama Out to Lunch at the UN

At last week’s grand gathering of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, one of the Obama administration’s worst fumbles was largely unreported by the U.S. media. more...

27th September 2012 – The Rosett Report

In the Shadow of Ahmadinejad’s Hotel

“A new world order” is what some news accounts say Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been calling for during his current visit to the opening of the United Nations General... more...

22nd September 2012 – The Rosett Report

Scores of US Visas for Ahmadinejad’s Bulging Entourage

When Iran’s pro-genocide president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, attends the United Nations General Assembly annual opening in New York this coming week, how many Iranian officials will he... more...

13th September 2012 – Forbes

About Those Blacklisted Iranian Ships Calling at Libyan Ports…

The U.S. is looking for ways to beef up security in Libya, following the Sept. 11 terrorist attack in Benghazi that killed U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. Two... more...

11th September 2012 – National Review Online

The Real Rules of the U.N. Human Rights Council

The good news is that genocide-tainted Sudan has withdrawn its bid to join the United Nations Human Rights Council, a move that suggests there may actually be some outer limits to the travesties... more...

7th September 2012 – The Rosett Report

Canada’s Extremely Worthwhile Iran Initiative

Among journalists, there’s an old joke: What’s the world’s most boring headline? “Worthwhile Canadian Initiative.” Except, never mind the old jokes, Canada’s foreign policy initiatives are getting awfully... more...

30th August 2012 – Scripps Howard News Service

Ban Ki-moon Over Tehran

Clifford D. May

Is there no point at which we conclude that the United Nations has evolved into an organization that is not just flawed, not just in need of reform, but fundamentally, structurally and incorrigibly hostile... more...

29th August 2012 – The Rosett Report

UN Brings US a New Low in Iran Diplomacy

Every time you think it can’t get worse…. It’s quite bad enough that Iran is taking over the three-year chairmanship of the Non-Aligned Movement... more...

23rd August 2012 – The Rosett Report

Where Should Ahmadinejad Bunk Down in New York?

Plaudits to the watchdog group United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI), which is again tackling the mission of persuading New York City hotels to spurn Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his entourage... more...

9th August 2012 – Scripps Howard News Service

Jeane Kirkpatrick’s War

Clifford D. May

Jeane Kirkpatrick spent her life studying — and fighting — totalitarianism. Reading Peter Collier’s illuminating new biography, Political Woman: The Big Little Life of Jeane Kirkpatrick... more...

31st July 2012 – The Rosett Report

Syria, Vogue, and the Apologia of Joan Juliet Buck

It’s now 17 months since Vogue published its cover-story paean to the first lady of Syria, “Asma al-Assad: A Rose in the Desert.” Readers were treated to a profile of Asma up close, “the freshest and most magnetic of first ladies,”... more...

12th July 2012 – The Wall Street Journal

How Iran Steams Past International Sanctions

Too often, one man's sanctions become another man's windfall. So it is with Iran sanctions and the minuscule Pacific island nation of Tuvalu, to which Iran's main oil tanker company, NITC, has just reflagged roughly half its fleet. more...

28th June 2012 – The Rosett Report

Saving Syria from Kofi Annan

Some headlines seem designed to invite a one-word rejoinder, and so it is with a recent article on Slate: “How Kofi Annan Can Save Syria.” Obvious answer: Resign. more...

22nd June 2012 – The Rosett Report

Ahmadinejad in Rio

It is by now a scene so familiar it’s become routine. At your expense, dear taxpayers of the planet — and especially at the expense of all you colonialist, imperialist, capitalist taxpayers of the United States — the United Nations holds a huge gathering. more...

10th June 2012 – The Rosett Report

Iran, Voice of the UN’s ‘Committee on Information’

It’s quite perverse enough that the United Nations would have a so-called Committee on Information whose members include such censorship-loving regimes as those of Belarus, China, Cuba, North Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Zimbabwe and Syria. 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