United Nations

The Trump Doctrine

President Trump’s remarks at the UN were noteworthy, not so much for their radical departure from the interventionist policies of the two Bush presidents, and their rejection of the weakness and globalism of Obama, but for their return to the principles of George Washington.

Burma Lurches Back Toward Ethnic and Religious Conflict

The Trump administration doesn’t appear to be paying attention, let alone seeking a solution, to the increasing conflict. For Burma much depends on the government ending its multi-front war on its own people. Unfortunately, the West has few good options concerning Burma.

Democrats And U.N. Uniting To Disarm Americans

The congressional refusal to take up the UN Small Arms Treaty and other gun confiscation schemes is only as good as the number of conservatives in Congress willing to stand and fight for the God-given right of self-defense, because if Democrats, such as Rep. Eric Salwell of California have their way, firearms they don’t like will be forcibly confiscated.

Cleaning House Is Not Enough

Cleaning house of the Obama – McMaster – Tillerson holdovers at State and the NSC isn’t enough. President Trump's national security team needs, not just a house cleaning, but a complete staff renewal that will reinvigorate it with seasoned professionals who share President Trump’s national security goals and will implement them, instead of undermining them.

Sustainable Development: Code for Reorganizing Human Society

“The chaotic growth of cities will be replaced by a dynamic system of urban settlement…The region is formed by the economic interdependence of its development, from the industrial complex to the industrial region. The region has a single system of transportation, a centralized administration, and a united system of education and research.” Alexei Gutnov, The Ideal Communist City

Nikki Haley: Biggest Surprise Of 2017

When Nikki Haley was announced as President Trump’s choice for UN ambassador we looked at her ties to the Republican establishment and announced ourselves as, to say the least, skeptical, but Haley has proven to be one of President Trump’s more inspired personnel choices and her success in that role is the biggest surprise of 2017.

Time for Trump to slow-cook the turkeys of Turtle Bay

Editors, Washington Examiner

Trump's opportunity here is that taxpayer interests, global needs, and the U.N.'s incompetence all give him both the cause and the means of moral action. It says much about an organization that the relocation of an American embassy sparks more anger than Bashar Assad's slaughter of hundreds of thousands of civilians. Now, it's America's time to be angry and to demand change.

Trump Makes The DC Establishment Crazier Every Day

So, who’s crazy? President Trump, who is trying to undo the national security disasters shady Senator Bob Corker facilitated on behalf of Barack Obama, or establishment Republicans, like Michael Gerson, who take the side of the shady Senator from Tennessee?

Trump’s One Step At A Time Iran Policy Fails

President Trump’s step-by-step approach to trying to repair the follies of Obama’s nuclear weapons deal with Iran looks good on paper. However, it fails because to succeed it relies upon two feckless partners: the U.S. Congress and our European allies.

On Iran Trump’s Advisors Offer Dumb And Dumber Options

The inevitable result of continuing to falsely certify that Iran is in compliance with the nuclear weapons deal, and allowing their continued nuclear weapons and missile development cooperation, is an anti-American world dominated by two nuclear-armed rogue states; North Korea and Iran.

Will Trump Cave to McMaster, Tillerson and Mattis on Obamabomb Deal?

Our take is that the “decertify, but stay in strategy” is a scam engineered by National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster and his Obama holdovers on the National Security Council staff to rope-a-dope Trump into leaving the Obamabomb agreement in place until a President who shares the Obama worldview can be elected and inaugurated.

Even UN Says Iran Not Complying With Obama Nuclear Weapons Deal

President Trump must not bow to pressure to falsely certify that Iran is in compliance with the Obama nuclear weapons deal. It is time to withdraw from the Obamabomb deal completely and prepare every available option to stop Iran’s nuclear weapons program.

President Trump’s UN Speech vs. Action On Iran And North Korea

It can never be forgotten that there is a direct nexus between the North Korean nuclear weapons and missile programs and the Iranian nuclear weapons and missile programs. If President Trump doesn't back up his speech with action and falsely certifies Iran is in compliance with Obama's nuclear weapons deal it will embolden both North Korea and Iran.

Take Us Out Mr. President

We urge CHQ readers to use this link to contact the White House. Tell President Trump it is time to fulfill his campaign promise to protect American workers by taking us out of Obama’s unconstitutional Paris climate deal.

Don’t Defund the U.N., Just Say ‘Go!’

Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review

There is one reason and one reason alone why the U.N. is relevant: because the United States is in it. It is not our financial support that the U.N. needs; it is our participation. The U.N. is a corrupt institution that is hostile to our interests and system of government while living off our prosperity, banking on our rule of law, and luxuriating in the very society it so routinely condemns. And we continue to legitimize it.

Obama's Israel Vendetta Opens the Door for Trump to Defund the UN

Roger L. Simon, PJ Media

Donald Trump -- who is seeking to spend a ton of taxpayer money on rebuilding our military and infrastructure -- is undoubtedly looking for places to save. Nowhere would be better to start than that moribund center of international corruption and megaphone for tin-pot dictators, the United Nations.

Barack Backhands Bibi

Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative

By abstaining on that Security Council resolution declaring Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem illegal and invalid, raged Bibi Netanyahu, President Obama “failed to protect Israel in this gang-up at the UN, and colluded with it.”

Democrats Make Climate Change a Signature of Their Convention: Voters Yawn

Our friends at the Competitive Enterprise Institute just released an analysis of the Republican and Democratic Party platforms on energy and climate issues. The analysis shows there is a stark difference between the two Parties, a difference that shows Democrats are strangely out of synch with public opinion on this issue.

“We” Aren’t Responsible for Solving the World’s Problems

Does the UN's Gordon Brown really believe that the Islamist terrorists of Boko Haram would have stopped if confronted by cameras, gates, and guards, let alone an international declaration? The group has prospered by defeating Nigeria’s security forces in combat. What’s going on in Nigeria and in so many other war-ravaged states is tragic, however, Brown and others like him should bring their ambitions back to earth.