Tag Archive for Samantha Power

Newly released UN documents prove allies knew of Jewish genocide years earlier


Newly released documents show the Allied Powers did little to stop the genocide, with one minister in the UK war department, Viscount Cranborne, commenting, ‘Jews are not a special case and that Britain is burdened with too many refugees as it is.’



Newly released documents provided by the United Nations revealed on Tuesday that the Allied Powers were well aware of the Jewish Holocaust at the hands of the Nazi regime at least two-and-a-half years earlier than commonly thought, according to The Independent.

Auschwitz prisoner’s barracks – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

The documents, not seen for more than 70 years, showed at the same time that the Allies, made up of the United States, Russia and the United Kingdom, had prepared war crime indictments against Nazi leader Adolf Hitler and his top subordinates.

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US Envoy to UN Samantha Power: US will be Isolated if Congress Rejects Iran Deal


With UN envoy warning Congress of political backlash, White House finally explains why it’s lowered itself to using anti-Semitic innuendos, threats and ad hominem when attacking those who campaign against Obama’s & Kerry’s ‘Bad Deal’. 

By Arutz Sheva Staff


The United States will be isolated on the world stage and its influence diminished if Congress rejects the Iran nuclear deal, the US ambassador to the United Nations has warned.

In an editorial published by Politico, Samantha Power argued that a “no” vote from Congress would make it more difficult for the United States to drum up support for sanctions and partner with like-minded countries to confront crises. Continue Reading »

Washington Wants Jerusalem to Reverse its Land Decision

U. S. Ambassador Power says the U.S. is ‘deeply concerned by the reports of Israel’s expanded settlement activity over the last few days.’

By Gil Ronen


The United States’ UN Ambassador, Samantha Power, said Wednesday that Washington is “deeply concerned” by Israel’s decision to turn 4,000 dunams of land in the Etzion Bloc region into state land.

The United States' UN Ambassador, Samantha Power - Screenshot

The United States’ UN Ambassador, Samantha Power – Screenshot


The US “position on settlement activity is very well known,” she told reporters. “We have long made clear our opposition to settlement activity. We’re deeply concerned by the reports of expanded settlement activity over the last few days, and we call on the Government of Israel to reverse its decision. Continue Reading »

No Israeli Condemnation from UN Security Council on Palestinian deaths

Security Council members were unable to agree on the wording of a resolution after disputing the strength of language & mentioning Israel specifically.

By Edith M. Lederer


AP – The UN Security Council has failed to agree on a statement that would have deplored the deaths of Palestinians in Israeli operations following the disappearance of three Israeli teenagers.

UN Security Council

The UN Security Council. – Photo: AP

Russia’s UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin, the current council president, told reporters he proposed the press statement after listening to a Palestinian appeal for council action, but one council member wanted stronger language and one didn’t want any reference to Israel.

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U.S. envoy to UN anti-Semite Falk: ‘Don’t let the door hit you on the way out’

U.S. Amb. Power was clear about Richard Falk’s term: “His publication of bizarre & insulting material has tarnished the UN’s reputation & undermined the effectiveness of the Human Rights Council.”


WASHINGTON – Richard Falk’s term as a U.N. human rights investigator “tarnished” the body’s reputation and the United States is looking forward to his imminent departure, U.S. envoy Samantha Power said.

Samantha Power testifies on Capitol Hill, July 17, 2013

Samantha Power testifies on Capitol Hill, July 17, 2013 – Photo: Reuters

Power said it was  Falk’s incessant focus on Israel and the Palestinians that caused the blot on the U.N.’s record.

“His publication of bizarre and insulting material has tarnished the U.N.’s

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U.S. Ambassador Power Welcomes Israel to UN Human Rights Council’s WEOG

The United States’ Ambassador at the UN tells the UNHRC. “For far too long Israel has been unfairly excluded.”

By Elad Benari


Samantha Power, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, has welcomed Israel’s admittance into the UN Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) Western European and Others Group (WEOG).


OVERVIEW OF the Human Rights Council at the UNHRC – UN Photo/Pierre Albouy

In a statement she issued on Monday, Power said, “For far too long Israel has been unfairly excluded from regional bodies at the United Nations. I applaud the decision to admit Israel into the Western European and Others Group (WEOG) at the UN in Geneva beginning January 1, 2014, providing Israel membership into one of the regional bodies that shape policy and determine leadership posts in UN fora.” Continue Reading »

Israel’s secret ‘Power’ at the United Nations



Rabbi Shmuley Boteach said “that, based on her comments and her unabashed display of emotional attachment to the security of the Jewish people…they would never again question her commitment to Israel’s security.”

By Connie Fieraru


Samantha Power is set to be the next US ambassador to the UN following overwhelming approval during her Senate Foreign Relations Committee appearance on Tuesday. Power made special note of her intention to defend Israel in the world body and work to secure a seat for the Jewish state on the Security Council by 2018.

Israel's new 'Power' at the UN

Power & Obama – Israel Today

After her approval by all but two of the 18-member Senate committee, Power is expected to easily win confirmation from the rest of the Senate. Continue Reading »

Samantha Power commits US to push for Israeli seat on UNSC

Obama’s nominee for UN ambassador, tells Senate hearing she will combat ‘unacceptable bias’ against Jewish state and push for a Security Council seat to secure greater integration of Israeli public servants in the UN.

By Yitzhak Benhorin

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s decision to appoint Samantha Power as the American ambassador to the UN has raised concerns in Jerusalem due to her past statements on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but during her Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday Power said “The United States has no greater friend in the world than the State of Israel” and pledged to combat the “unacceptable bias” against Israel at the global body. Continue Reading »

Obama’s Ambassador nominee to UN, Power sees ‘unacceptable bias’ against Israel at UN

Power said at her Senate confirmation hearing that she would work to eliminate the unacceptable bias and attacks, which she believes is the product of “disproportionate” attention given to Israel.





WASHINGTON — Facing a Senate hearing Monday on her nomination to be US ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power vowed to provide a full-throated defense of Israel at the international body, calling for an end to the “unacceptable bias and attacks” often leveled toward the Jewish state.

Samantha Power testifies on Capitol Hill, July 17, 2013

Samantha Power testifies on Capitol Hill, July 17, 2013 – Photo: Reuters

Power said she would work to eliminate such bias, which she believes is the product of “disproportionate” attention given to Israel.

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An Israel-Hater Appointed by Obama To Represent the U.S. at the U.N.


The next United States ambassador to the UN wants the US Army attack Israel at the risk of alienating “a domestic constituency of tremendous political and financial import.”

Power also goes on to calls Netanyahu “dreadfully irresponsible.”

By Arnold Ahlert


On Wednesday, President Obama nominated Samantha Power to be US Ambassador to the United Nations. Power has “been a relentless advocate for American interests and values, building partnerships on behalf of democracy and human rights, fighting the scourge of anti-Semitism and combating human trafficking,” the president contended. Power’s record, however, tells a much different tale. Power is, unsurprisingly, not only a radical leftist who believes America is evil and owes the world an apology, but someone with an egregious history of antipathy directed towards Israel.

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