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Let it be so! UN Secretary General says the UN is running out of money

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 7:00pm 7/31/2018 at 7:00pm
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[WAJ NOTE: This is the 29,000th post at Legal Insurrection!]

Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General for the UN is concerned that the international governing body is alarmingly short on cash.

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Yale Teams With United Nations to Create Eco-Friendly Housing Module

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 12:00pm 7/24/2018 at 12:00pm
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Is Yale going to update all of their campus buildings to comply with this new vision of ‘green’ housing?

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Yale University teams with UN Environment to unveil new eco-housing module

Representing more than a third of global greenhouse gas em...

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Human Rights Watch whines after Nikki Haley hits them over obstruction of attempts to reform UN Human Rights Council

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 22, 2018 at 5:00pm 6/22/2018 at 5:00pm
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The Deputy Executive Director of Human Rights Watch (HRW) Iain Levine, posted what he called an “extraordinary” letter from United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Wednesday evening.

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U.S. Withdraws From UN Human Rights Council, Describing It as a ‘Cesspool of Political Bias’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 6:30pm 6/19/2018 at 6:30pm
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US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is never one to mince words and she didn’t hold back as America withdrew from the UN Human Rights Council. From CNN:

“Human rights abusers continue to serve on, and be elected to, the council,” said Haley, listing US grievances with the body. “The...

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Haley to Russia on Syria’s Chemical Weapons: ‘We Know Who Did This’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 13, 2018 at 8:00pm 4/13/2018 at 8:00pm
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As much as I dislike the United Nations, it’s wonderful to hear Ambassador Nikki Haley shove the truth in Russia’s face for everyone to hear.

Last weekend, a chemical attack in Douma, Syria, killed dozens of people and injured many more. Syria blames Israel while Russia insists that the chemical attack...

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McMaster Resigns, John Bolton in as Trump’s National Security Advisor

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 7:14pm 3/22/2018 at 7:14pm

H.R. McMaster is the latest White House staffer to leave in Trump’s administrative shakeup.

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Sen. Todd Young: Palestinian Authority-supplied textbooks for UNRWA schools “promote violence and support martyrdom”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 7:30pm 3/4/2018 at 7:30pm
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On Tuesday February 27 Senator Todd Young (R-IN) expressed outrage over the schoolbooks used by UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) to teach free-of-charge basic education to the children of Palestinians designated as refugees across the West Bank, Gaza, east Jerusalem, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon.

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In UN Security Council speech, Nikki Haley declines Palestinian request that she Shut Up

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 7:01pm 2/20/2018 at 7:01pm
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UNICEF: Another UN Agency corrupted by anti-Israel politics

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 8:00pm 1/14/2018 at 8:00pm
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ISIS, Al Qaeda, the Taliban, and Boko Haram justifiably appear on the UN’s list of grave violators of children’s rights in conflict zones. But UNICEF is also spearheading a campaign to have Israel’s military included on this blacklist, which could lead to Security Council sanctions if successful.

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U.S. Negotiates $285 Million Budget Cut to UN, May Cut Even More

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 12:00pm 12/26/2017 at 12:00pm

Last Thursday, the United Nations (UN) voted to condemn America’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and decision to move its embassy to the city.

Professor Jacobson pointed out in a follow up post that the vote gave President Donald Trump to turn that loss into a win with money. The UN...

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Jake Tapper Rips UN for Hypocrisy Regarding Jerusalem

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 25, 2017 at 11:30am 12/25/2017 at 11:30am

Jake Tapper of CNN is one of the few mainstream media stars who is willing to occasionally question his industry’s assumption and practice journalism as opposed to simply accepting predetermined narratives.

On Thursday he continued this tradition by ripping Wednesday’s United Nations General Assembly

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How India Threw ‘Ally’ Israel Under the Bus at UN

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 24, 2017 at 3:00pm 12/24/2017 at 3:00pm
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It was hailed as the reunion of friends when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi came calling on a historic visit to Israel in July—the first ever by a sitting Indian head of government. Media pundits in both Israel and India talked of genuine bond of friendship between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

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UN Security Council Unanimously Imposes New Sanctions on North Korea

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 22, 2017 at 3:00pm 12/22/2017 at 3:00pm
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The United Nations Security Council unanimously has imposed new sanctions on North Korea. Yes, unanimously, which means North Korea’s allies China and Russia even voted yes. From Bloomberg:

Specifically, the new resolution cuts deliveries of products including diesel and kerosene by almost 90 percent, to the equivalent of 500,000 barrels per year...

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Anti-American UN General Assembly vote presents Trump an opportunity to turn a loss into a win

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 22, 2017 at 10:25am 12/22/2017 at 10:25am

The UN General Assembly voted by a margin of 128-9-35 to condemn Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and eventually to relocate the US Embassy to Jerusalem. The vote is non-binding, but is being cheered in many quarters.

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UN General Assembly votes to condemn US Jerusalem recognition and Embassy move (128-9-35)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 9:50am 12/21/2017 at 9:50am

The UN General Assembly is meeting this morning on a resolution that, without mentioning the U.S. by name, condemns Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and plan to relocate the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem at some future point. The resolution also demands a return to the...

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Nikki Haley: “US will be taking names” during General Assembly vote on Jerusalem Embassy move

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 8:00am 12/20/2017 at 8:00am

The Palestinians, true to form, have decided to try to internationalize their dispute with Donald Trump over Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

A resolution in the Security Council contained diplomatic wording that did not mention the U.S. by name, but was the equivalent of demanding the U.S. reverse its decision....

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US vetoes Security Council Resolution attacking Trump Jerusalem recognition

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 18, 2017 at 1:05pm 12/18/2017 at 1:05pm
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Monday, Nikki Haley ripped into the United Nation Security Council members. The UNSC demanded the United States rescind recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

The U.S. vetoed the Egyptian-drafted resolution, making the vote 14-1.

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