New U.S. U.N. envoy warns allies: have our back or we'll respond accordingly


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New U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, pledged on Friday to overhaul the world body and warned U.S. allies that if they do not have Washington’s back then she is “taking names” and will respond.

Haley made brief remarks to the press as she arrived at U.N. headquarters in New York to present her credentials to U.N. chief Antonio Guterres.

“Our goal with the administration is to show value at the U.N. and the way that we’ll show value is to show our strength, show our voice, have the backs of our allies and make sure that our allies have our back as well,” Haley said.

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Making threats is a clear sign of weakness.


#3

Then Trump is the weakest man alive.


#4

UN needs a major overhaul or it needs to be disbanded. At the moment it is useless as a agent for peace and unity in the world!


#5

This is finally a show of strength after 8yrs of weakness!


#6

Bullying can be seen as a form of strength also.


#7

At least we won’t be bending over for these people anymore


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I remember when Hugo Chavez said he could still smell the fire and brimstone after George W. Bush spoke at the UN. We don’t need that nonsense anymore!


#9

Hah!


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There is no need to relate to people in either manner. The US does not run the UN and it if it indicating it does then the time for it to be excluded or removed for a length of time may well be at hand. America has became an increasingly arrogant nation and believes in its own created myths far, far too much and that may well be its own downfall ultimately.


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Maybe the US needs to pull out of the UN.


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i have no disagreements with you, on what you say here.
To me it seems if the US is saying is the above, they want to make the UN a puppet to their liking.
Not like the US really cared what the UN said in the first place.


#13

I have always hated how countries that accept US aid turn around and mock us around the world.


#14

No. We cannot lose our veto. We can withdraw out some of these useless UN organizations that throw money down the drain or are counter to our interests in the short and long term.


#15

True on both counts!


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