U.S. Forces Deployed to Libya
President Obama deploys U.S. forces in the NATO air war against Libya that was authorized by a UN Security Council resolution.
March 19, 2011
Military Force Against Iraq
The 107th U.S. Congress passes the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution (H.J.Res.114), a join resolution authorizing President George W. Bush to “enforce all relevant United Nations Security Council Resolutions regarding Iraq.”
October 16, 2002
Thousands of US Troops to Haiti
President Bill Clinton sends tens of thousands of American troops to Haiti to enforce another UN SCR 940.
SC Resolution 940 Passes
Security Council Resolution 940 passes, authorizing military intervention in Haiti under the guise of humanitarianism.
July 31, 1994
UN Orders US to Attack Bosnia
A British UN troop commander, along with a UN diplomat from Japan, orders U.S. fighter planes from NATO to attack targets in Bosnia.
30,000 U.S. Troops Into Somalia
Security Council Resolution 794 passes, which President George H. W. Bush cites as authorization to send 30,000 U.S. troops into Somalia.
SC Resolution 687 Passes
Security Council Resolution 687 passes setting the terms following Iraq’s defeat in the Gulf War. Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush would later cite SCR 687 as a justification for bombing Iraq in 1996, 1998, and the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
April 3, 1991
SC Resolution 687 Passes
Security Council Resolution 687 passes, authorizing UN member states to use “all necessary means” to force Iraq out of Kuwait. President George H. W. Bush subsequently sent U.S. forces to invade Iraq in what became known as the Gulf War.
Novemver 29, 1990
Zimbabwe Admitted to UN
The Security Council votes to grant admission to Zimbabwe as a UN member state.
July 29, 1980
Rhodesia Officially Becomes Zimbabwe
Rhodesia officially becomes Zimbabwe, and communist terrorist Robert Mugabe is elected president as a result of immense pressure from the “international community” and over a decade of UN sanctions.
April 18, 1980
Nazi Kurt Waldheim Joins UN
Kurt Waldheim, a former Nazi and German intelligence officer during World War II, becomes the 4th Secretary-General of the UN.
January 1, 1972
Assembly Resolution 2758 Passes
UN General Assembly Resolution 2758 passes, officially recognizing the communist People’s Republic of China as “the only legitimate representative of China to the United Nations” and expels the anti-communist Republic of China – a founding member of the United Nations.
October 25, 1971
Mandatory Sanctions on Rhodesia
The Security Council votes to impose mandatory sanctions on the anti-communist country of Rhodesia.
December 16, 1966
SC Resolution 217 Passes
Security Council Resolution 217 passes and calls upon the government of the United Kingdom to “quell” the “rebellion” in Rhodesia, further urging the U.K. to “take all other appropriate measures which would prove effective in eliminating the authority […] and bringing the minority régime in Southern Rhodesia to an immediate end.” The resolution further calls upon all UN member states to “break off all economic relations with Southern Rhodesia, including an embargo on oil and petroleum products.”
November 20, 1965
SC Resolution 216 Passes
Security Council Resolution 216 passes and condemns the newly independent and anti-communist country of Rhodesia as “racist,” and called upon all UN member states to not recognize or render any assistance to the “illegal régime.”
November 12, 1965
3 Stage “Disarmament” Program
President John F. Kennedy presents the UN General Assembly with a three-stage “disarmament” program that would abolish “all armies and all weapons except those needed for internal order and a new United Nations Peace Force.” Kennedy’s proposal is published with more detail by the State Department in a publication entitled Freedom From War: The United States Program for General and Complete Disarmament in a Peaceful World (State Department Publication 7277).
September 25, 1961
SC Resolution 161 Passes
Security Council Resolution 161 passes to “prevent the occurrence of civil war in the Congo,” by authorizing the “use of force” against the newly independent, anticommunist breakaway Republic of Katanga.
February 21, 1961
SC Resolution 143 Passes
Security Council Resolution 143 passes, calling upon Belgium to withdraw its military forces from its former colony in the Congo and for UN member states to provide “military assistance” to the Soviet and communist-backed Congolese forces and government.
July 14, 1960
Call to Admit Communized China
Secretary-General Lie begins campaign for the Soviet goal of admitting the then-recently communized mainland China into the UN.
UN Formally Established
The United Nations is formally established and Norwegian socialist Trygve Lie becomes the UN’s first elected Secretary-General.
October 24, 1945