Trump imposed a phantom “snapback” on Iran sanctions.
On July 1, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised he would annex part of the Jordan Valley. He did not, but he may still do so before U.S. elections in November and while President Donald Trump is still in office. It could be his legacy.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called the $2 billion requested to help fight Covid-19 ‘a drop in the ocean’
The United Nations has shut down most of its meetings and all of its conferences, but the world body in New York stays open.
Israeli-Palestinian talks are still on hold
Brazil’s president certainly was not
How Serious People Planned to Avert Climate Catastrophe at the UN (While Trump Hung Out in the Basement)
Trump skipped most of Monday’s climate proceedings and instead went to an event on religious discrimination.
Will he slash more programs in his disdain for world bodies?
The Palestinians are boycotting the Trump’s event.
According to UN reports, the country has experienced the world’s worst cholera outbreak this century.
Unable (yet) to get a ban on abortions or family planning in the United States, the Trump administration has reached back to 17th-century Puritan culture and banned American aid to any international organization that provides abortions or even just talks about the procedure.
President Donald Trump has frequently scorned the United Nations, leaving his pragmatic UN Ambassador Nikki Haley to smooth over the rough spots as he rejected policies identified with his cerebral predecessor, Barack Obama.
As the world shuddered at the separation of families on the southern U.S. border, Nikki Haley, the American ambassador to the United Nations, withdrew from the UN Human Rights Council. The timing could not have been worse.