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Obama Administration Looks To “Strengthen” United Nations

Posted By admin On February 11, 2011 @ 8:17 am In World News | Comments Disabled

MIKE ALLEN & JAKE SHERMAN
Politico [1]
Friday, February 11, 2011

Susan Rice, President Barack Obama’s ambassador to the United Nations, will argue in a major address Friday evening that the U.S. should “strengthen” — not “starve” — the world body.

The address is the first in a series of speeches — to continue this spring – making the case to the American people about why the U.N. matters to national security, and how it is being improved.

House Republicans failed this week in trying to get $180 million in overpaid dues back from the United Nations. The effort was widely panned by New Yorkers in Congress as damaging to security.

The ambassador will be speaking to the World Affairs Council of Oregon, in Portland.

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