Watch this video to gain an understand how dysfunctional the UN Security Council and the General Assembly have become. Her press conference reveals just exactly the sort of subterfuge and ratbag behaviour that Murray McCully has been up to.
I doubt if our media would show this clip of the US Ambassador’s first press conference after her first UN Security Council meeting.
It gives you some idea of what Murray’s been up to at these meetings.
The first thing I want to do is talk about what we just saw in there. The Security Council just finished its regular monthly meeting on Middle East issues. It’s the first meeting like that that I’ve attended, and I have to say it was a bit strange. The Security Council is supposed to discuss how to maintain international peace and security. But at our meeting on the Middle East, the discussion was not about Hizballah’s illegal build-up of rockets in Lebanon. It was not about the money and weapons Iran provides to terrorists. It was not about how we defeat ISIS. It was not about how we hold Bashar al-Assad accountable for the slaughter of hundreds and thousands of civilians. No, instead, the meeting focused on criticizing Israel, the one true democracy in the Middle East. I am new around here, but I understand that’s how the Council has operated, month after month, for decades. Read more »