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Tag Archives: United Nations

Syria: Russia Outmaneuvers the United States but …

Yesterday’s news that the former Soviet Union and Syria had agreed to an off-hand proposal by US Secretary of State John Kerry that Damascus turn over its chemical weapons to … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · 4 Comments

US Politics: Is it Possible for the US Senate to be Dumber than the United Nations?

The “UN Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities” has been ratified by 126 countries including longstanding US allies like China, Iran and Syria. This treaty, based on the … Continue reading

December 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Iran: Ahmadinejad Speaks and the Israelis Walk Out

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad spoke at the United Nations (UN) on September 24, 2012 and, as is tradition, made his regular “controversial” statements. Nothing new there as, frankly, nothing can … Continue reading

September 25, 2012 · 2 Comments