The United Nations' Rogue Agency

Harriss, Joseph A.
February 2012
American Spectator;Feb2012, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p28
The article discusses the request of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization to recognize its statehood during a general meeting held in Paris, France last October 31, 2011. It examines the strategy of Abbas to circumvent the expected veto of the U.S. due to his refusal to concede to Israel. It focuses on a 1990 mandate that cuts U.S. funds to any agency of the United Nations that approves the statehood of Palestine.


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