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In UN Speech, Trump Highlights US Response To COVID-19, Faults China

September 23, 2020 by

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By Brett Schaefer ~ Every year at this time, a majority of the world’s leaders gather in New York at the United Nations for the annual General Assembly debate. Excited to be on the world stage and to burnish their standing before both international and domestic audiences, leaders are seldom able to restrain themselves to […]

7 Top Takeaways From Trump’s UN Speech For Friends And Foes Alike

September 26, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump defended the sovereignty of America—and every other country—before the 73rd United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, in his second address to the world body. To the other world leaders and diplomats, Trump delivered an unpopular message against globalism, while also calling for cooperation. He delivered tough talk to […]

6 Key Takeaways From Trump’s Big UN Speech

September 20, 2017 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ In his first address to the United Nations General Assembly, President Donald Trump delivered remarks in many ways unlike those previous U.S. presidents have delivered before the world body. Along with remarks that broadly projected statesmanlike leadership, the speech was sprinkled with vintage Trump rhetoric, such as a derogatory nickname for […]

The U.N. At Work

November 11, 2015 by

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By Herbert London ~ The General Assembly at the United Nations met today. What emerged from the meeting is thunderous silence, a silence that echoes through the conscience of sensible people. Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian parliament call for days of rage against Israeli citizens. Several Israeli’s including children and elderly women, have been killed […]

A Useless Obama Addresses The Useless United Nations

September 25, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ I don’t know who looked more pathetic when President Obama addressed the United Nations Assembly on Tuesday; him or the assembled ambassadors, many from nations where human rights, justice, and liberty don’t exist. Like the League of Nations before it, the United Nations has long since demonstrated how useless it is. […]

Hey, Look At Me, Look At Me

September 23, 2011 by

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By Andrew Bolt This picture of President Barack Obama and other leaders at the Open Government Partnership event at the United Nations says an awful lot about Obama. I suspect the President of Mongolia could explain it best. Andrew Bolt is a journalist and columnist writing for The Herald Sun in Melbourne Victoria Australia. Andrew […]

President Cliche

September 23, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba “Peace is more than just the absence of war.” “So let there be no doubt…” “We stand at a crossroads of history.” “There is no excuse for inaction.” Fewer people at home and around the world are paying any attention when Barack Obama speaks. He has become President Cliché. We were all […]

What “World Opinion” Are We Talking About?

September 25, 2010 by

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By Dr. Laina Farhat-Holzman The UN’s opening session is September 21 this year and Iran’s president Ahmadinejad entertained us again at the opening. This is also a good time to review the UN’s concept of “world opinion.” The General Assembly seems only interested in Israel’s sins, while all other issues are neglected. There is malfeasance […]

Is Ahmadinejad Looking For A Fight Or Running

September 23, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba The only thing we know for sure about Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran, is that he lies about everything. In that regard, he may not be that much different from other world leaders for whom lying is almost a requirement for the job. Only international law keeps the United States from […]

A Gutless Disgrace

October 2, 2009 by

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By Tom McLaughlin from Family Security Matters Recent consternation about incivility in politics is lost on me. I’m thinking our politicians are much too polite. Our early leaders often worked out differences fighting duels. President Andrew Jackson took office with two bullets still in his body. Vice President Aaron Burr shot former Treasury Secretary Alexander […]

ABC Reporter Skips Over Gadhafi’s Wish That Obama ‘Stay Forever As President’

September 26, 2009 by

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By Tim Graham Talk radio noticed, but the networks did not. During his long-winded speech to the United Nations on Wednesday, Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi proclaimed “We are content and happy if Obama can stay forever as the president of the United States of America…The American presidents used to say to us, they shall terrorize […]

United Nations

March 16, 2009 by

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According to Claudia Rosett, writing at Forbes: The U.N.’s Year Of Libya“It’s hard to think how anyone could be a worse choice than this year’s president, the anti-American, radical leftist retread Sandinista, Nicaragua’s Miguel d’Escoto Brockman, who opened last year’s General Assembly by denouncing the U.S.But the U.N. has found a way. The expectation is […]