United Nations

Thalif Deen, IPS News
The Security Council votes on resolution reiterating its demand that Israel immediately and completely cease all settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem. The vote was 14 in favour, with one abstention (United States). (Photo: UN Photo/Manuel Elias)
The United States has had a longstanding love-hate relationship with the United Nations ever since 1952 when the world body began operations in New York city on an 18-acre piece of land which housed an abattoir where cattle was being trucked daily for slaughter. The late Republican Senator Jesse Helms, a fulltime chairman of the powerful Senate...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Israel is lashing out in the wake of last week's United Nations resolution that...
Jon Queally, staff writer
As U.S. President-elect Donald Trump continues to receive domestic and...