• About Donald T. Bliss

    Donald T. Bliss is the president of the United Nations Association-National Capital Area, in Washington D.C. From 2006-2009, he was the American ambassador to the International Civil Aviation Organization, a United Nations-affiliated entity, based in Montreal; and from 1977-2006, he practiced law at O'Melveney & Myers in Washington. He has a law degree from Harvard and a bachelor in arts degree from Principia College in Elsah, Ill.

    Message to Trump: The US Needs the UN and Vice Versa

    by  • December 17, 2016 • Development, Peace and Security, Security Council, Sustainable Development Goals, UN Agencies, UN Peacekeeping, US Foreign Relations, US-UN Relations, WORLDVIEWS • 1 Comment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Strong American leadership at the United Nations would greatly enhance President-elect Trump’s foreign policy agenda. United States investment in the UN is an effective use of taxpayer dollars to serve the US military, diplomatic, economic and national security interests. UN peacekeepers, for example, cost one-eighth the expenses of US boots on...

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