United Nations

United Nations’ Law of the Sea Treaty

When former president Ronald Reagan declined to enter America into the United Nations' Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST), it seemed the debate over regulating the world's oceans at the global level had ended, at least for the duration of his leadership....

Against the Moral Authority of the United Nations

Thomas Friedman writes to Andrew Sullivan: Why is it that liberals, such as myself, who were ready to support the war, so desperately wanted U.N. approval for it? It was for a couple of reasons--one that is already apparent and one that will become...

The Future of Iraq: Keep the United Nations Out

We stand on the brink of the liberation of Iraq. This liberation is long overdue, delayed by the Administration's attempt to secure the unnecessary support of the United Nations. The President has pledged that there will be no new dictator in Iraq,...

The United Nations Against Individual Rights

The American delegate put a brave face on it. "This is not a defeat for the United States," US Ambassador Kevin Moley said after Libya was elected to the chairmanship of the United Nations' highest human rights panel on Monday. "This is a defeat...

The United Nation’s War Against Israel

In true U.N tradition, Annan ignores the action of gunmen that murder five-year old girls in cold blood, of teenage bombers programmed to indiscriminately kill Jews and of the Palestinian soldiers that cower in teeming population centers, allowing woman and children to suffer the consequences of their actions — all clear violations of the Fourth Geneva Convention.

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