Ros-Lehtinen Introduces United Nations Reform Bill

U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today introduced the United Nations Transparency, Accountability, and Reform Act (H.R. 2829), which places conditions on U.S. funding to the UN in order to achieve long awaited reform at that body. “We need a UN which will advance the noble goals for which…

International jihad is against the Bible and those who regard it as sacred

BY DIANA WEST— Beyond the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks looms another signal date in the annals of global jihad. That date is Sept. 20, when the Palestinian Authority’s Mahmoud Abbas is expected to petition the United Nations for statehood. What would a U.N.-ordained Palestinian state have to do with global jihad? Practically everything,…

Contesting Corruption at the United Nations

BY REID SMITH, AMERICAN SPECTATOR— House Republicans have announced plans to introduce legislation that would allow individual member states to choose which activities at the United Nations they want to fund. House Foreign Affairs Chair Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is leading the charge for the voluntary budget measure that would also cut funding for Palestinian refugees, channel…

Israeli Amb.: Palestinian statehood vote could end all PA agreements with Israel and the U.S.

  By JOSH ROGIN —  Foreign Policy — If the Palestinians go forward with their drive to seek recognition as a state at the U.N. General Assembly next month, all agreements governing Israeli-Palestinian and U.S.-Palestinian cooperation could become null and void, according to Israel’s ambassador to the United States. “We have a lot of agreements with…