At the UN “climate” summit in Warsaw, Poland, regimes ruling in poorer nations are demanding that taxpayers in wealthier countries hand over trillions of dollars to deal with “climate change.”

Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) seems determined to get himself promoted to the top of the Obama administration’s “public enemy number one.”

A November 13 press release issued by the UNODC — the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime — stated that opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan rose 36 percent in 2013, which is a record high. Additionally, opium production amounted to 5,500 tons, up by 49 percent since 2012.

Australia’s new government, which opposes carbon taxes and global-warming schemes, told UN alarmists: No more "socialism masquerading as environmentalism." 

Some of the world's most ruthless Islamist and Communist autocracies were recently appointed to sit on the United Nations “Human Rights” Council.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva on November 8 to join in the ongoing talks between the so-called P5+1 nations and Iran.

The Netherlands is asking the UN International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea to order the release of a Greenpeace ship and 30 of its crew members detained by Russia.

Speaking during talks conducted in Vienna by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) — the UN’s nuclear watchdog — Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on October 28 that Iran will offer a “new approach” toward settling the ongoing controversy over his nation’s nuclear fuel enrichment program.

The Senate is trying to revive a controversial UN treaty dealing with government policy on disabled people.

Saudi National Security Council head Prince Bandar bin Sultan has predicted that Saudi Arabia will make a “major shift” in relations with the United States to protest what Saudis regard as American inaction over Syria's civil war, among other factors. Bandar, who is very familiar with America, was the Saudi Ambassador to the United States from 1983 until 2005.

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