Since the U.N.’s founding toward the end of the Second World War, its General Assembly has followed the famous Shakespearean adage: “All the World’s a Stage.” This will hold true when the General Assembly opens its latest session on Tuesday.
Interested parties have traditionally used this platform to wage a non-stop campaign to win the hearts and minds of the global community. It’s not that the U.N. has no influence-wielding bodies. The Security Council is the most important body in that organization. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization [UNESCO], which is one of the worst agencies, is important when it comes to cultural matters. But the GA, which is supposedly the U.N.’s crown jewel, has become a venue for PR and propaganda.
This was underscored by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech on Iran when…
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