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Claudia Rosett

Claudia Rosett is journalist-in-residence with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, and heads its Investigative Reporting Project. She is widely recognized as a ground-breaking reporter on corruption at the United Nations. Her investigative reporting skills, drawn from three decades as a journalist and editor writing on international affairs, led her to expose the U.N. Oil-for-Food scandal, the worst financial fraud in the history of humanitarian relief. Due in substantial part to her investigation, the U.S. House and Senate launched inquiries into the program. Ms. Rosett has appeared before five U.S. House and Senate Committees and Subcommittees to testify on U.N.-related corruption. Her work on Oil-for-Food earned Claudia the 2005 Eric Breindel Award and the Mightier Pen award.
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UN Climocrat Yvo de Boer Deserts the Sinking UNFCCC

Thursday, February 18th, 2010 - by Claudia Rosett

He becomes the first big UN figure to resign following Climategate.

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Now Iran Wants a Seat on the UN Human Rights Council

Sunday, February 14th, 2010 - by Claudia Rosett

Why haven't we heard anything from the Obama administration yet?

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Climate Deranged — and How to Cope

Thursday, February 11th, 2010 - by Claudia Rosett

If carbon emissions will warm D.C., we’re ready to exhale and switch on all the lights.

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Climategate: UN Climate Cronies

Monday, February 8th, 2010 - by Claudia Rosett

Shouldn't the United Nations have a much clearer policy to prohibit and penalize conflicts of interest? (Also read Ed Driscoll: "Climategate Scandal Professor Contemplated Suicide" and Roger L. Simon: "Gore: Defend Your Oscar")

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The Missionary Who Went Into the Cold

Friday, February 5th, 2010 - by Claudia Rosett

Say, whatever happened to the Christian missionary who walked into North Korea on Christmas Day?

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State of Confusion

Friday, January 29th, 2010 - by Claudia Rosett

The president told us a lot about the state of Obama on Wednesday night, but did he clarify anything important about the state of America?

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Haiti: U.S. Sends Help, UN Wants Money

Saturday, January 16th, 2010 - by Claudia Rosett

The UN’s clearest activity to date has been to call for money to start pouring into the UN.

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What Next? Napolitano Picks Former UN Employee to Fix U.S. Terror Security

Monday, January 4th, 2010 - by Claudia Rosett

Jane Holl Lute was assistant secretary general in the UN’s Department of Peacekeeping Operations. Her tenure was rife with corruption and sexual abuse scandals.

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Don’t Worry, Honey, It’s Just Another ‘Isolated Extremist’

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010 - by Claudia Rosett

Obama is either willfully misleading the American public or unable to think straight about the most vital matters of U.S. security.

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Crossing Into North Korea

Monday, December 28th, 2009 - by Claudia Rosett

Robert Park’s Christmas crossing into North Korea can be parsed as rash, foolhardy, crazy ... or as an act of enormous courage.

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Despots Descend on Copenhagen

Friday, December 18th, 2009 - by Claudia Rosett

Are UN organizers trying to minimize the embarrassments just showcased on their own stage?

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North Korea Caught Red-Handed Selling Arms — Again

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009 - by Claudia Rosett

Wherever these weapons were bound, the shipment was a violation of UN sanctions, and the likely buyer list is not encouraging.

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Climategate: Beyond the Sleazy Science, Rotten Economics

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 - by Claudia Rosett

If you look past the unsound science on parade in Copenhagen, you will also find boundless vistas of bad economics.

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The Tip of the Climate Con: Where are the UN Climate Change Emails?

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 - by Claudia Rosett

Climate bureaucracy has become a major aspect of employment throughout the UN system. (Also read Roger L. Simon: "Climategate: The White House Stonewalls with Stupidity")

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A Passage to Washington: India’s Prime Minister in D.C.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 - by Claudia Rosett

His is a voice of sanity. Hopefully President Obama is listening.

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Terrorists ‘Saved or Created’

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009 - by Claudia Rosett

How many terrorists were “saved or created” by the policies Jimmy Carter enacted — and by those Obama is pursuing?

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When Will Obama Visit Afghanistan?

Saturday, November 14th, 2009 - by Claudia Rosett

If the president can't make his mind up on strategy for Afghanistan, the least he could do is go there and buck up the troops.

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The UN’s Costly Climate Change Hocus-Pocus

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 - by Claudia Rosett

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon hopes to achieve a Copenhagen deal that would first and foremost soak U.S. citizens.

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UN Wants Us to Fight Terror with Overseas Gender Operations

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 - by Claudia Rosett

A new UN report demands we fight the war on terror by not discriminating against "transsexual and intersex individuals in local contexts.”

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First They Came for Fox News

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009 - by Claudia Rosett

CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, and the newspapers should be declaring that it is utterly inappropriate for the White House to judge the overall fitness of specific news outlets. They could be next.

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Who’s on the Nobel Committee? And What Do They Really Want from Obama?

Friday, October 9th, 2009 - by Claudia Rosett

Let's start with Thorbjorn Jagland, active for decades in the Socialist International ...

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Over the River and Down the Path to … the Iranian Bomb

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 - by Claudia Rosett

The Obama administration keeps looking for ways to pretend that Iran’s nuclear bomb program is no immediate crisis.

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When Sarkozy Spoke Truth to Obama

Saturday, September 26th, 2009 - by Claudia Rosett

The French president made clear at the UN that a foreign policy of denial and appeasement is the way to becoming French — and American — toast.

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Obama’s Extremely ‘Historic’ Plans For the UN

Sunday, September 20th, 2009 - by Claudia Rosett

His version of "historic"? New concessions, a more debilitated U.S., and more shakedowns of the American taxpayers

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The September 12 Failure of Cognition

Saturday, September 12th, 2009 - by Claudia Rosett

Imagination has become the calling and the cause of current U.S. politics.

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