US Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, kicked up a political storm this week. On Tuesday, Ros-Lehtinen introduced the United Nations Transparency, Accountability and Reform Act. If passed into law it would place stringent restrictions on US funding of the UN's budget.
On Aug. 26, Amnesty International charged that guards loyal to Libyan dictator Muammar Gadhafi murdered scores of prisoners at two military camps inside Tripoli.
It's not exactly news that Obama is determined to go to unprecedented lengths to mollify, appease and otherwise pander to the "Muslim world." But at what point do these efforts cross the line from a misbegotten policy to one that is downright anti-American?
Osama Bin Laden is dead, but we mustn’t lose sight of our major focus in the Middle East—stopping the advance and attacks from radical Islam and supporting our critical allies. Instability remains.
Richard Goldstone is a retired justice of South Africa's Constitutional Court . He's Jewish and a Zionist, so his recent UN report was quite surprising.