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Sen. David Long's bold play

...take an oath to uphold the state and U.S. Constitutions and abide by any instructions given to delegates by the General Assembly." It also establishes "Indiana's intention to send two delegates and two alternate delegates to an Article V...
War by euphemism

...make a fetish of the United Nations. As soon as he took office, the president gave an achingly naive speech to the General Assembly in which he promised "a new chapter of international cooperation." What did the president get for his good intentions...
The president's U.N. speech

President Obama's speech to the United Nations General Assembly in New York was flawed, displaying a type of moral equivalency that does not exist for America's enemies.His claim that...

...a spokeswoman for Abbas' self-rule government, said of the need for caution.Abbas won overwhelming U.N. General Assembly recognition for a state of Palestine in the West Bank, Gaza and east Jerusalem in late November, a rare diplomatic...

...provocation based on igniting religious extremism sponsored by well-known states in the region," he told the U.N. General Assembly.Members of the opposition said it was common knowledge that these neighboring Arab countries were supporting and...

...against anti-government rebels.Such is the complicated progress report that Obama carries toward the United Nations General Assembly next week, his final moment on a world stage before the U.S. election on Nov. 6. For that election, Pew Research...
Hugo Chavez, fiery Venezuelan leader, dies at 58

...folk songs. Chavez carried his in-your-face style to the world stage as well. In a 2006 speech to the U.N. General Assembly, he called President George W. Bush the devil, saying the podium reeked of sulfur after the U.S. president's...
U.N.: Global fight must address root causes of terrorism

...UNITED NATIONS -- At a U.N. General Assembly session delayed by the Sept...political repression. The grand General Assembly hall was filled with representatives...which ends Nov. 16. The General Assembly's yearlong session opened...
Native pageant gives contestants opportunity for leadership Ebarb placed first in the pageant, held April 19 in Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall at a banquet for the General Assembly of the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska. Ebarb, who entered the hall dancing traditionally...
Religion news in brief

...centers on how much church leaders can ask potential church officers about their sexual behavior. The denomination's General Assembly this year voted to lift the gay ban. But the measure still must be ratified by a majority of the church's 173...


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