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Traveling With UNESCO

Alex Wirth | Posted 08.12.2013 | Travel
Alex Wirth

As a member of the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO I am quite familiar with the organization, yet I did not expect the impact it would have on my trip. This led to a number of reflections.

"I Am Still Daddy": U.S. to UNESCO, But Is the World Listening?

Sandip Roy | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics
Sandip Roy

America's pique is not surprising. And Obama probably had no easy way out. But the real message it was sending UNESCO, Palestine and the 107 countries that voted for the UNESCO membership was the alacrity with which it took that decision.

UNESCO Fiasco: Dancing to Netanyahu's Tune

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 12.31.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

It was bound to happen sooner or later. At some point, both Obama and Congress would be faced with a clear choice between U.S. national interests and the demands made by Netanyahu and his powerful lobby.