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UN Forum on Human Rights: Stay and Fight or Walk Away?

January 24, 2011

In July 2009, President Barack Obama signed th...

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The ascension of Republicans in the Congress, most notably Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen as chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, means the Obama administration will face a lot more scrutiny, if not outright hostility, toward its policy of principled engagement on human rights at the United Nations. There are few foreign policy debates where the differences between the two sides are starker.

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