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Obama Welcomes 'Moderate Course' In Iran

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

UNITED NATIONS -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday welcomed the new Iranian government's pursuit of a "more moderate course," saying it should offer ...

Obama Opens Meetings With Big Opportunities Fraught With Pitfalls

Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — President Barack Obama opens meetings at the United Nations with diplomatic opportunities on three...

Obama Agrees To U.N. Discussion Of Syria

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A White House official says President Barack Obama has agreed to discussions at the United Nations Security Council on a proposal from R...

The Foreign Policy Debate: What Principles Govern?

Allan Gerson | Posted 12.20.2012 | World
Allan Gerson

It was quite strange to see in President Obama's address to the UN General Assembly this last September no mention whatsoever of UN Charter principles.

Obama in the U.N. Den

Jeffrey Laurenti | Posted 12.02.2012 | World
Jeffrey Laurenti

Fully 85 percent of Obama's speech was devoted to political crises across the Muslim world, from ambassador Chris Stevens' death to the Arab uprisings to Syria to Israel-Palestine and Iran, with even a passing sentence about Afghanistan.

Joshua Hersh

Obama At UN Challenges World Leaders To Fight Intolerance | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

It wasn't quite the sweeping narrative of past addresses, but in a strongly worded speech before the opening session of the United Nations General Ass...

LOOK: Obama Addresses The United Nations

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 11.25.2012 | World

President Obama is scheduled to address the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at 10:00am E.T. Watch Obama's speech in the livestream...

Texas Judge: Obama Reelection Could Lead To 'Civil War'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

Tom Head, a county judge in Lubbock, Texas, plunged far out into the periphery of anti-President Barack Obama conspiracy theories on Monday, pushing a...

'Obama The Hypocrite': Protesters Slam President Over UN Speech

AP | Posted 11.22.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinian protesters have denounced President Barack Obama for his opposition to their bid to win U.N. recognition of a Pales...

Obama Spotlights Failure Of U.N. Reform

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — President Barack Obama's support for India's bid for permanent membership on the U.N. Security Council put the spotlight on the...

Obama Urges Support For Middle East Peace Efforts At U.N.

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP UNITED NATIONS — Exhorting world leaders to push past years of cynicism and pessimism, President Barack Obama challenged the countries of th...

Obama: It's Two States or One State (Not Israel)

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

For Palestinians, Obama's idea of a possible future is bad but not "the end." For Jews, who recall what the price of statelessness is, Obama's warning is terrifying. But he is absolutely right.

Obama Announces New Approach To International Development At UN Summit

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UNITED NATIONS — President Barack Obama on Wednesday defended U.S. aid to impoverished people even during sour economic times at home yet promis...

10 Things Obama Should Do at the United Nations This Week

Richard Grenell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Grenell

These 10 proposals would go a far way in showing the UN that while the Obama administration is interested in seeking a kinder world, it will not allow a further retreat of democracy and human rights just to get along with others.

Building Momentum for Mid-East Peace: Bring Back the Multilaterals

Steven L. Spiegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steven L. Spiegel

In his speech to the UN General Assembly, President Obama provided the direction for a new approach to foreign affairs, calling for regional initiatives with multilateral participation. We have an idea for just such an initiative.

Obama Speech: Global Community Has Fallen Woefully Short

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEN FELLER, Associated Press UNITED NATIONS — President Barack Obama exhorted world leaders on Wednesday to step up and do their part in tackli...

Ahmadinejad: Obama Should Read Up On History And See Iran As Friend

AP | ROBERT BURNS and ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad urged President Barack Obama to see Iran as a potential friend instead of a threat ahead of add...

Obama UN Speech (TEXT, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama delivered his first address to the UN General Assembly today, calling on the global community to come together in a "new era of engage...

UN Climate Summit Puts China, India In Spotlight

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UNITED NATIONS — President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao each vowed urgent action Tuesday to cool an overheating planet, even as ...

Obama UN Climate Change Speech (Text)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

President Obama delivered a speech to the United Nations today as 100 world leaders gathered for the highest-level summit yet on climate change. Obama...

Sam Stein

Gibbs: "Unfortunate" That UN Head Would Call U.S. "Deadbeat" Donor | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said it was "unfortunate" that the UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon would call the United States a "deadbeat" donor...

Obama Reverses US Position On LGBT Issues At The UN

UN Dispatch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In late December the United Nations General Assembly held a symbolic vote on a statement calling for the universal decriminalization of homosexuality....