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  • Backgrounder posted August 4, 1988 by Juliana Geran A Yellow Light on U.S. Joint Ventures with the Soviets

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 666 August 4,1988 A YELLOW LIGHT ON Urnsrn JOINTVENTURES WITH THE SOVIETS INTRODUCTION when 500 American businessmen arrived in Mosco w this April to talk about joint ventures with the Soviets, the message was clear: joint ventures with the USSRare back on the United States agenda. They also, of course, are on the…

  • Backgrounder posted January 4, 1988 by Juliana Geran The U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization: Becoming Part of theProblem

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 626 January 4, 1988 THE U.N.'s. FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION BECOMING PART OF THE PROBLEM IN"RODUCIT0N This once more is testimony, as it was just a few years ago, to the failure of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization hungry. It has n ot done so, despite over $8 billion in outlays. The sad fact is…

  • Backgrounder posted October 5, 1987 by Juliana Geran The Centre on Transnational Corporations: How the U.N. Injures Poor Nations

    (Archived document, may contain errors) T1 608 October 5, 1987 THE CENTRE ON TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS: I HOW THE U.N. INJURES POOR NATIONS The United Nations has a long history of attacking the free enterprise system. A key elemeht in this is the campaign against multinational corporations or, as they are called at the U.N., Transnational Corporations…

  • Executive Memorandum posted April 28, 1987 by Juliana Geran A U.S. Agenda for the World Health Organization

    (Archived Document, may contain errors) 4/28/87 159 A U.S. AGENDA FOR THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION The 166 members of the United N ations' World Health Organization (WHO) gather in Geneva on May 4 for a two-week meeting, the 40th session of the World Health Assembly V (WHA). Once again the Assembly, which is the. VHO's policy making body, has prepared…

  • Executive Memorandum posted March 4, 1987 by Juliana Geran A Dozen Questions for Congress to Ask the U.N. Secretary General

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 3/4/87 152 A DOZEN QUESTIONS FOR CONGRESS TO ASK THE U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL U nited Nations Secretary-General Javier Per ez de Cuellar invited 23 members of Congress to join him for dinner on February 26. Reluctance of a number of key members to meet with him and other "scheduling problems" forced postponement…

  • Backgrounder posted January 22, 1987 by Juliana Geran Assessing the United Nations 41st General Assembly

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 560 I sc 1 1 1 L January 22, 1987 ASSESSING THE UNITED NATIONS 41s~ GENERAL INTRODUCTION The United Nations General Assembly is now about halfway through its 41st year. The regular session, which convened in early September, ended on December 19. That session is notable, from an American perspective, for how poorly it…

  • Backgrounder posted January 12, 1987 by Juliana Geran The Report that the U.N. Wants to Suppress : Soviet Atrocities inAfghanistan

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 556 January 12, 1987 THE REPORT THAT THE U.N. WANTS TO SUPPRESS SOVIET ATROCITIES IN AFGHANISTAN A recent United Nations report on human rights reveals much more about the U.N. than it says about anything else. Prepared by the Special Rapporteur of the U. N . Commission on Human Rights, it is an Interim report on…

  • Backgrounder posted December 1, 1986 by Juliana Geran At the U.N., Soviet Fronts Pose As Nongovernmental Organizations

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 549 December 1, 1986 AT THE U.N SOVIET FRONTS POSE AS NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZAT1,ONS INTRODUCTION They are as common at the United Nations as lobbyists are on Capitol Hill. They push their causes and viewpoints, they make their arguments, and they are a ready audience for almost anything the U.N does. Over t he years, in…

  • Executive Memorandum posted September 3, 1986 by Juliana Geran Four Steps for Halting U.N. -Based Spying Against the United States

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 9/3/86 132 FOVP STEPS FOR. HALTING U.N.-BASED SPYING AGAINST THE UNITED STATES T hat the Soviet Union uses the United Nations as a base for espionage against the U.S. and the West has been known for some time. This was confirmed yet again on August 23rd in New York City when the FBI arrested, on charges of…

  • Executive Memorandum posted May 21, 1986 by Juliana Geran For Yassir Arafat, The U.S. Must Be Off Limits

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 5/21/86 U0 FOR YASSIR ARAFAT, THE U.S. MUST BE OFF LIMITS Yassir Arafat has indicated an interest in coming to the New York headquarters of the United Na tions at the beginning of June. The.last time he addressed the General Assembly was in November 1974. Then the terrorist leader received a standing ovation…

  • Executive Memorandum posted May 7, 1986 by Juliana Geran The U.S. -U.K. Extradition Treaty: New Weapon Against Terrorism

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 5/7/86 118 THE U.S.-U.K. EXTRADITION ' :ATY-. NEW WEAPON AGAINST '----SM T he Supplementary Extradition Treaty between the U.S. and the United Kingdom was signed by both countries on June 25, 1985. It now requires confirmation by the U.S. Senate. The goal of the Treat y is to enable London and Washington to be…

  • Backgrounder posted April 30, 1986 by Juliana Geran For the World Health Organization - The Moment of Truth

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 81 507 April 30, 1986 FOR THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION THE MOMENT OF TRUTH INTRODUCTION The World Healt h Organization was established decades ago to fight disease and make the world a healthier planet. It by and large has tried to do so and rightfully can claim many successes. In recent years, however, politics…

  • Executive Memorandum posted March 12, 1986 by Juliana Geran P.L. 357 Can Curb Nicaraguan Spying in the U.S.

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 3/12/86 108 P-L357 CAN CURB NICARAGUAN SPYING IN THE U.S. W ashington at last is taking steps to curb Moscow's use of its U.N.-based diplomats for espionage against the U.S. The Reagan Administration last week ordered that the Soviet mission to the U.N. cut its diplomats from 275 to 170 by 1988, a slash of…

  • Backgrounder posted March 3, 1986 by Roger A.; Pilon, Juliana Geran The United Nations Is Not Exempt from Budget Belt Tightening

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 492 February 28, 1986 THE UNITED NATIONS IS NOT EXEMPT FROM BUDGET BELT TIGHTENING ltThey're asking the wrong people to tighten their belts. It's time we reduced the federal budget and left the fa mily budget alone 1 President Ronald Reagan, State of the Union Address, February 4 1986 INTRODUCTION Under pressure from…

  • Backgrounder posted December 17, 1985 by Juliana Geran The P.L.O.'s Valuable Ally: The United Nations

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 473 Dec ember 17, 1985 I THE PLO'S VALUABLE ALLY THE UNITED NATIONS I INTRODUCTION Only the threat that Ronald Reagan would boycott the United Nation's 40th anniversary General Assembly session this fall finally persuaded supporters of the Palestine Liberation Or g anization to drop their demands that PZX) chief Yassir…