Reforms Needed for a More Effective United Nations: A Memo to President-elect Obama
Publication Date: January 2009
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Special Collection: Presidential Advisory
Keywords: Presidential transition; United Nations; Global alliances
Coverage: United States
The U.N. suffers from confused purposes, competing interests, and lopsided burden-sharing. It is time to rethink and reshape our engagement with the United Nations so that it better serves both U.S. interests and the organization's own stated purposes.