United Nations

U.S. House pushes through Israel-only aid bill with dim future in Senate

BY: - November 2, 2023

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Thursday approved a $14.3 billion spending bill to aid Israel in its war against Hamas, but the measure stands no chance of passing the Senate and has elicited a veto threat from the White House. The 14-page bill, one of the first major tests for newly elected GOP Speaker […]

U.S. stresses support for Israel as 1 million residents of North Gaza ordered to evacuate

BY: - October 13, 2023

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer will lead a bipartisan congressional delegation to Israel, the New York Democrat’s office said Friday as Israel ordered around 1 million people to leave the northern half of the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip amid war with the militant group. The visit by Schumer, the highest-ranking Jewish elected official in the […]

‘Radically optimistic’ U.N. ambassador delivers Naval War College commencement speech

BY: - June 17, 2023

NEWPORT — Only a small percentage of the nearly 600 U.S. Naval War College graduates participating at a commencement ceremony Friday worked for the U.S. State Department.  But that didn’t stop the high-profile commencement speaker, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, from enlisting the help of all of them. “All of us here are […]