Wednesday, September 21, 2016

President Obama Gives His Final UN Speech As US President

UN News Centre: US President Obama urges world to eschew division and pursue global integration at UN Assembly

In his final address to the United Nations General Assembly as United States President, Barack Obama today delivered a ringing appeal for global integration in the face of religious fundamentalism, the politics of ethnicity, aggressive nationalism and crude populism, even as he called for a course correction.

“At this moment, we all face a choice. We can choose to press forward with a better model of cooperation and integration. Or we can retreat into a world sharply divided, and ultimately in conflict, along age-old lines of nation and tribe and race and religion,” he said, declaring that the spirit behind the founding of the UN itself shows what is best in humanity.

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WNU Editor: I am working at the UN right now .... it is a gig that I have done for the past few years at every General Assembly. In the past when President Obama made his speech here, there was a buzz that lasted a good day. Yesterday .... nothing .... I can now say without hesitation that he is has become yesterday's news.

More News On President Obama Giving His Final UN Speech As US President

In parting words to UN, Obama calls for 'course correction' -- AP
Obama, in Farewell to U.N., Paints Stark Choices for Unsettled World -- NYT
Obama jabs Trump in final UN address -- The Hill
Obama, in final UN speech, urges more help for refugees -- FOX News
Obama's final UN assembly address: 'At this moment we all face a choice' -- The Guardian
Barack Obama’s United Nations Curtain Call -- Eleanor Clift, Daily Beast
At U.N., Obama offers a defense of a liberal world order under siege -- Washington Post


Anonymous said...

Harry up and get the hell out of office

Anonymous said...


Aizino Smith said...

120 more long days with the idiot.