UN Vows Greater Protection for Civilians in Southern Sudan

August 11, 2016

by Heather Robinson


Hopeful news today from the United Nations, where the UN Security Council (UNSC) made a rare decision to meaningfully strengthen a peacekeeping force to protect civilians in a war torn nation.

The resolution, which passed 11 – 0 with...

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How U.S. Tax Dollars Enable Ahmadinejad to Practice Press Censorship at the U.N.

September 27, 2010


The brilliant and intrepid Claudia Rosett, the investigative journalist who exposed the oil for food scandal, has a sharp blog post about a shocking incident that took place at the U.N. last week when Ahmadinejad, President of Iran, kicked out...

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Standing Up to Ahmadinejad at the U.N.

September 23, 2010


Crowds gathered yesterday at the U.N.’s Dag Hammarskjold Plaza to protest the appearance at the United Nations of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani addressed the crowd, saying:...

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Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen Sparks Campaign for UNRWA Reform

April 23, 2010


Below is a letter issued this week by Florida Congresswoman ILEANA ROS-LEHTINEN, who is taking on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). UNRWA, a U.N. agency with a mandate to care for Palestinians, has received $3.6 billion in...

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Conservative Michael Moore Shines Light on U.N. Corruption

December 21, 2009

Ami Horowitz’s documentary “U.N. Me” screened at the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam in November to rave reviews. Horowitz, who co-directed and co-produced the film, says he’s inspired by Moore...

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At Least Angelina Bothered to Talk With the Troops

March 3, 2008

I’ve received a couple of comments to my last post about Angelina Jolie to the effect that celebrities are generally full of it and I should be skeptical of anything they come up with. Fair enough, but at least Ms. Jolie spoke with the...

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Angelina Gets It

March 1, 2008

On Thursday, actress Angelina Jolie published an opinion piece in The Washington Post arguing that U.S. troops should be allowed to stay in Iraq and provide the security necessary for the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees (UNHCR) to...

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Israel’s Sudanese Friends

January 1, 2008

From Ma'ariv


Reprinted from Ma’ariv January 1, 2008

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told the Knesset recently that while he would like to grant asylum to 489 Muslim refugees from Sudan’s Darfur region to protect them from genocide, he is inclined to send...

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A Smart Cop

September 24, 2007

You gotta love New Yorkers. Tonight on the corner of 46th and Second Avenue, I saw a bunch of roadbloacks and cops. Knowing I was near the UN, I asked one young cop, “So officer, what’s going on tonight? You guys getting ready for that...

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Queen of Stereotype

August 29, 2007

From The New York Sun


Officials are meeting this week in Geneva and Brussels to plan the 2009 U.N. Conference Against Racism, a sequel to the infamous 2001 conference in Durban, South Africa, which turned into an anti-Israel frenzy. When it comes to Israel-bashing...

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