Don't believe groups that say the Arms Trade Treaty is about domestic gun control.
A new document shines the light on current proposals for a big international telecom conference in December. There is nothing in there to suggest that the UN will control the Internet.
The Washington Post editorial board sneers at the current diplomatic efforts on Syria in a scathing unsigned editorial today. Of course, they do not suggest an alternative solution, other than an amorphous appeal for more "US Leadership."
By now, you have probably heard of that nefarious UN plot to install bicycle lanes in your neighborhood and smart meters in your homes. Here's what Agenda 21 conspiracy theorists are trying to accomplish.
The UN Convention on the Law of the Sea is one of those international treaties that the United States really ought to ratify. Heck even John Bolton supports it. Or, at least he did.
A certain cadre of gun owners and second amendment advocates are unable to be convinced that a proposed UN Arms Trade Treaty has nothing at all to do with their own ability to bear arms. Chuck Norris pens the latest iteration of this paranoid view in the Politico
North Korea has assumed the rotating presidency of the United Nations Conference on Disarmament. Yes this looks bad. But worry not. Nothing nefarious will actually come of it.
Republicans in Congress are running a gimmicky YouCut program in which fans get to vote on what U.S. federal spending they would like to see cut. Apparently, the UN Population Fund was on this chopping block.
The council is not perfect. But it is useful and has provided an important venue for the advancement of human rights. And since the United States joined it has been a demonstrably better institution.