Child Abduction ‘Tactic of War’ for Islamist Terrorists

Mass abductions of children by Islamist terror groups like Boko Haram and the Islamic State (ISIS) are on the rise, with the practice now becoming a tactic of war, a UN envoy warned. Leila Zerrougui, the special representative for children and conflict, urged the Security Council to punish armed groups who target children with sanctions and strengthen measures to […]

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Qatar Abstains From Voting Itself Onto UN Space Coalition

Israel was finally accepted Thursday into a key international space coalition. Thirty-two years after establishing its space agency the Jewish state got the nod into the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, receiving the nod from 117 nations — with only Namibia voting against its acceptance, the Jerusalem Post reports. “This […]

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Lawsuit Against Discriminatory United Nations From Rescue Christians Organization”

Rescue Christians Investigated UNHCR For Discrimination Against Persecuted Christians, Lawsuit Filed Against UN At The International Criminal Court. BY Keith Davies Executive Director of Rescue Christians The Christians of Iraq and Syria are in dire straits. The doors of Europe are closed to them, because it is bigoted to favor Christians over Muslims, despite the […]

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President Obama Repeats His Failed Foreign Policy Mantra at the UN

By Joseph A. Klein President Obama delivered his annual speech to the United Nations General Assembly on September 28th.  He spoke mostly in generalities, with his usual platitudes extolling the benefits of multilateral cooperation, diplomacy and international law rooted in what he called “universal,” “self-evident” truths.  He condemned “the belief that power is a zero-sum […]

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In Brief: Putin’s Address to the United Nations in 10 Quotes

Putin delivered a much-anticipated speech outlining Russia’s position to the United Nations General Assembly on Monday. Here is a summary of what he said.  Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered relatively few surprises at his UN General Assembly, despite what has been described as a buildup with additional aid sent to Syria and information sharing regarding the fight against ISIL also established […]

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United Nations Makes Migrant Crisis Worse with Loose Rhetoric

By Joseph A. Klein United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon insisted, in a statement released on September 8th, that European nations open their doors to the many thousands of Middle Easterners and North Africans said to be “fleeing war and violence, who have a right to seek asylum without any form of discrimination.” The statement […]

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