Opinion

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Should U.S. scorn Security Council over Syria?

The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, is reportedly giving up on the UN Security Council, because it likely will not approve armed action against Syria in the wake of the August 21 chemical weapons incident.

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Votes and vetoes: Palestine at the UN

This week, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is taking the Palestinian people's case for statehood to the United Nations.

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Superman: Truth and justice for all, not just the U.S.

To say the least, Superman always meant more to me than just fighting for "truth, justice and the American way."  Recently he proved that.

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UN human rights body should be defended

Like so many other initiatives of the tea party-infused Republican right, the push to leave - and even destroy - the Human Rights Council is wrong.