Kerry tells Congress U.N. treaty will be signed despite objections

Kerry says US will sign UN treaty on arms regulation despite lawmaker opposition

Fox News 6/3/2013

Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that the Obama administration would sign a controversial U.N. treaty on arms regulation, despite bipartisan resistance in Congress from members concerned it could lead to new gun control measures in the U.S.


Iran, North Korea votes kill UN’s 1st global arms trade treaty

Edith M. Lederer Associated Press via The Chicago Sun-Times 3/28/2013

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran and North Korea have blocked adoption of a global treaty that would regulate the multimillion-dollar international arms trade.

To be approved, the draft treaty needed support from all 193 U.N. member states.

Supporters of the treaty said that if the […]

Obama Refers to Israel Concern Over Iran as 'Noise'

Daniel Halper The Weekly Standard 9/23/2012

No sweat—I’ll just make a speech.

In an interview to air tonight on CBS’s 60 Minutes, President Barack Obama will refer to Israel’s concern over Iran’s march toward a nuclear program as “noise.”

“When it comes to our national security decisions — any pressure that I feel […]

Obama to Condemn Christian Filmmaker Before United Nations

John Nolte Big Government 22 Sep 2012

Not only are we seeing the White House and State Department call more attention to the Mohammed-mocking “Innocence of Muslims” than any terrorist network ever could’ve hoped for, but the President’s indefensible scapegoating of the film and filmmaker to draw attention and blame away from U.S. security […]

More pay-to-play: White House Nominates Wife of Major Dem Donor–Univision Chairman–to U.N. General Assembly

Announcement comes less than a month after husband writes pro-Obama NYT op-ed

The Washington Free Beacon 9/19/2012

The White House announced Wednesday it has nominated Cheryl Saban, the wife of Univision chairman Haim Saban, to be a representative of the United States to the General Assembly of the United Nations.

Cheryl Saban is described as […]

Full Speech: Benjamin Netanyahu speech to United Nations

The Right Scoop 9/23/2011

Netanyahu spoke for 40 minutes before the UN today in what was a great speech. He said it’s time to stop negotiating about negotiations and toward the end of the speech he even calls on President Abbas to meet with him while he’s at the UN since they are in the […]