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The best way to advance U.S. interests isn’t to chastise the United Nations—it’s to participate actively in its proceedings.
The postwar institution designed to maintain global peace has fallen short of many goals, but on the whole succeeded.
The choice is simple: accept devastating wildfires, extreme weather, species loss, and disease outbreaks or secure a sustainable future at a fraction of the cost.
“We don’t need a cheering section,” said Trump’s U.N ambassador. But Washington does need international compliance to make snapback sanctions work.