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Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton joins a rally denouncing the presence of members of the Iranian regime at the U.N. General .... U.S. military action would not be viable if U.N. nuclear weapons inspectors remained present in Iran's military sites — monitoring now required under the deal ...
Bolton, Donald Rumsfeld, and Bush had Colin Powell give a speech at the United Nations, stating that there were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. The three knew that this was a lie. The U.N. weapons inspectors had said as much. But no one listened to them. That lie led to a war in which more than ...

Baghdad then acknowledged to the UN weapons inspectors (UNSCOM) that its proscribed weapons programs, including chemical and biological weapons, were bigger and more advanced than it had acknowledged. Bur the Iraqis claimed to have destroyed whatever they did not declare. UNSCOM did not ...
We were on opposite sides of a public debate on the question of the nature of the United Nations and the role of the United Nations in what was then still the ... And then he goes on to disparage the U.N. further and talks about the 38-story U.N. headquarters in New York and says you could cut off the top ten ...
After all, this was a man who had famously declared: “There's no such thing as the United Nations,” adding that if the United Nations building in New York “lost 10 stories, it wouldn't make a bit of difference.” Mr. Bolton, President ... Trying to send chemical weapons inspectors to Iraq. (Mr. Bolton said he was ...
"UN Security Council weapons inspectors have uncovered evidence that #NorthKorea is trafficking in weapons of mass destruction technology. This info should be a pivot point for the US & Europe." "UN inspectors have reported that #NorthKorea is selling #Syria elements for the manufacture of chemical ...

John Howard in his letter to the Herald (March 23) conveniently forgets that we, the Australian public, marched in our hundreds of thousands in every city, to protest that we did not want to go to war before the United Nations inspectors finished their finding on the weapons of mass destruction. When will ...
On March 14, the UK envoy to the UN Security Council announced that the United Kingdom had asked the OPCW to independently verify its findings in the nerve agent attack against Skripal. On Monday, the OPCW experts arrived in the United Kingdom for the investigation. Most recently, Vladimir Ermakov, ...
Security Council weapons inspectors monitoring North Korea's compliance with United Nations sanctions have reportedly concluded that, for several years, the North has been selling ... So Kim Jung-Un's evasions and revenues might well be considerably greater than the information possessed by the U.N..
January 8, 1999 - The United States admits that UN weapons inspectors installed surveillance equipment used to spy on Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein. December 17, 1999 - Security Council Resolution 1284 replaces UNSCOM with the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission ...
The State Department has approved US exports that will help a UN agency set up nuclear monitoring stations inside Iran to strengthen the nuclear deal. ... Iran's testing of ballistic missiles, give weapons inspectors better access to Iranian military sites and extend certain nuclear restrictions under the deal.
Both Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney also told the American people that, despite the conclusions of UN weapons inspectors, there was "no doubt" that Saddam Hussein's regime had an active program to develop weapons of mass destruction. They claimed 100 percent certainty -- and, like Rumsfeld, ...
Last week, the U.N. Security Council was supposed to vote on a draft resolution demanding a 30-day truce in Syria to allow aid delivery, medical assistance ... A team of U.N. chemical weapons inspectors confirmed that the nerve agent sarin was used in an attack in Eastern Ghouta on the morning of Aug.
Wilkerson recalls assisting Powell in preparing his presentation at that United Nations in justification of a preemptive war with Iraq, based on the flawed ... and proposed the continuation of a containment policy that could force Baghdad to allow full access to international weapons inspectors to investigate ...
The needlessly provocative military exercises– which are a source of endless aggravation in Pyongyang– include “decapitation” drills that simulate the capturing and killing of the North's supreme leader, Kim jong-un. Is it any wonder why Pyongyang thinks it needs nuclear weapons to defend itself?
However, diplomats and weapons inspectors suspect Syria may have secretly maintained or developed a new chemical weapons capability. The Syrian mission to the United Nations did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the U.N. report. The U.N. monitors also said one country, which ...
Chemical weapons inspectors have for the first time linked the sarin gas used in an attack in Damascus in 2013 to President Assad's stockpiles. ... “markers” on samples taken from the site of the attack in rebel-held eastern Ghouta with sarin stocks handed over to the UN by Assad's government in 2014.

UNITED NATIONS -- Russia vetoed a U.N. Security Council vote on Friday that would have continued the work of the chemical weapons inspectors in Syria charged with assigning blame for attacks against civilians that horrified the world. The vote came one day after Russia blocked a U.S. effort to extend ...
Since the war began in 2011, an estimated 400,000 Syrians have been killed, according to the UN Envoy for Syria. Facts:Bashar ... February 16, 2012 - The United Nations General Assembly passes a nonbinding resolution endorsing the Arab League plan for Assad to step down. The vote was 137 in favor ...
By now, we are all too familiar with the bit of theater then Secretary of State Colin Powell delivered at the UN General Assembly, as he shook a vial of faux ... The Bush administration - despite protests from UN weapons inspectors on the ground in Iraq, who reported they were unable to find any evidence ...
UNITED NATIONS -- Russia's foreign minister pummeled the Trump administration's policies this week, calling U.S. threats "destabilizing" and ultimatums regrettable, but at the U.N. on Friday Sergey Lavrov offered more of an olive branch to the White House. Asked by CBS News about U.S. leadership in ...
2003: Weapons inspectors Hans Blix and Mohamed ElBaradei tell the UN Security Council they had not uncovered any “smoking gun” evidence proving that Iraq possessed or sought to develop chemical, biological or nuclear weapons. 2004: US National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice admits that the ...
In retrospect — and at the deepest level — maybe Hitler, Mussolini, and Hirohito, actually won World War II's aftermath. A global repudiation of fascism is thus now essential. At the U.N., America is, every year, among only two or three nations standing up to defend fascism. (Here is Obama doing it in 2014; ...
Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, said in a statement: “The Iranian government is being tested by its own citizens. We pray that freedom and human rights will carry the day.” The protests, which initially focused on economic hardships but now include anti-government messages, ...
2002: Iraq gives United Nations weapons inspectors a list of more than 500 scientists who had knowledge of its weapons programmes. 2004: Police capture a reputed leader of the Norte del Valle drug cartel as part of a US-backed effort to dismantle a gang accused of trafficking half of all cocaine sold in the ...
1976 President Jimmy Carter appoints Andrew Young as Ambassador to the United Nations. 1978 Cleveland becomes the first US city to default since the depression. 1998 The United States launches a missile attack on Iraq for failing to comply with United Nations weapons inspectors. 2003 President ...
UNITED NATIONS -- Russia vetoed a U.N. Security Council vote on Friday that would have continued the work of the chemical weapons inspectors in Syria charged with assigning blame for attacks against civilians that horrified the world. The vote came one day after Russia blocked a U.S. effort to extend ...
The U.N. later accepted an Iraqi offer to allow flights by weapons inspectors. Iraq said it wanted to give President-elect Clinton a calmer atmosphere after his inauguration to study the confrontation, which Iraq blames on personal animosity by President Bush for Saddam Hussein. 10 years ago, 2008: Ever ...
So, Bush began insisting that Iraq's Saddam Hussein “chose war” by refusing to allow UN weapons inspectors back into his country — even though the public had seen the inspectors rushing around Iraq in their white vans for months in late 2002 and early 2003. Nevertheless, at a White House press ...
Their joint declaration did not mention Iraq, but at a news conference, the French president said that both France and Germany believed any decision on military force should be made by the UN Security Council, only after UN weapons inspectors have reported on their findings. Among other measures, the ...
Fighting had broken out between Chinese and Japanese at, Shanhaiguan a town in Chihli Province, on the border of China and Manchuria. Reports from Tientsin stated that 12 bombs had been dropped on the town by Japanese aeroplanes, while four field-guns had been shelling walls. In Paris a little pig ...
The Bush administration claimed, contrary to reports by U.N. weapons inspectors, that Saddam still had an active nuclear weapons program.
Russia wants new rules for Syria chemical weapons inspectors ... Russia would welcome the extension of the U.N.-sponsored investigations ... which the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical ...
1974 - Britain, France and the US veto a motion at the UN to expel South ... it will no longer allow UN weapons inspectors to work in the country.
Ex-head of UN atomic agency to i24NEWS: Israel's Iran deal concerns not credible ... according to the former head of UN weapons inspectors in Iraq. ... the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission, ...
Iran has allowed 24-hour inspections by officials from the UN ... that Iran had kept IAEA weapons inspectors from entering military bases.
... with Iran, US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said on Sunday. ... its nuclear sites to UN weapons inspectors in exchange for the lifting of ...
Under a Russian-brokered deal Mr Assad agreed to surrender his chemical stockpiles and allow UN weapons inspectors into the country.
Three UN diplomats confirmed the report's finding. ... the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the United Nations' Joint Investigative ...
He should also, Dubowitz says, “insist on unfettered access for U.N. weapons inspectors to Iranian military sites,” where the U.S. suspects ...
This shortly followed a warning by America's UN Ambassador Nikki Haley that if Pyongyang continues with what were called 'provocations' it ...
1991: United Nations weapons inspectors report Iraq would have ... 2005: A UN summit marking the 60th anniversary of the United Nations ...
Yet what makes this apprentice-president better equipped to make this call than UN weapons inspectors? Especially given that the latter have, ...
NKorea accused of chemical, missile cooperation with Syria, UN panel says ... in early August in violation of U.N. sanctions, a panel of U.N. experts said. ... However, diplomats and weapons inspectors suspect Syria may have ...
The United Nations Security Council approved a plan for the ... Meanwhile, back in North Korea, the young dictator Kim Jong Un was taking all ...
Carne Ross was the Iraq expert for the British delegation to the UN ... to co-operate with UN weapons inspectors and his obstruction of the UN ...
So far Iran, which was initially sanctioned by the UN in 2006 for its failure to ... As former weapons inspectors Olli Heinonen and David Albright ...
The UN experts said activities between Syria and North Korea they were ... However, diplomats and weapons inspectors suspect Syria may ...
UN Mideast envoy says Israel ignoring UNSC resolution -- by Edith ... He must insist on unfettered access for U.N. weapons inspectors to ...
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ... report to the United Nations in December 2002 describing how the WMDs had ... Besides the detailed declaration, Iraq gave U.N. weapons inspectors wide latitude to search on the ground.


 

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