UN Forum on Human Rights: Stay and Fight or Walk Away?
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.
- “New House Foreign Affairs Committee packed with GOP freshmen” and related posts (thecable.foreignpolicy.com)
- GOP eyes UN funding for cuts (hotair.com)
- Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: The Next House Foreign Affairs Committee Chief? (devex.com)
- Senior US lawmaker to visit Haiti (alternet.org)
- Unpacking J Street-Ros Lehtinen-Moskowitz (blogs.jta.org)
- Eight GOP freshmen to join House Foreign Affairs panel (thehill.com)
- The World from The Hill: U.N. funding an early target for House Republicans ~ A key House Republican is quickly pressing forward with her goals to scale back U.S. funding for the United Nations… (gunnyg.wordpress.com)
- Top US lawmaker vows aid cuts, no ‘chainsaw’ (alternet.org)
- And as long as we’re wrapping things up for Shabbat… (blogs.jta.org)
- Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: Use Power For New Global Gay Dawn (gayrights.change.org)