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Nikki Haley Resigns the US Ambassadorship, Surprising the UN Community

[…] choice of a successor will reveal how the administration views the United Nations.” PassBlue has been reporting on Haley closely in her ambassadorship, in a column called Nikki Haley Watch, for more than one year. Our recent article examined her stances damning Iran while ignoring Israel’s illegal settlements and sniper fire on protesters in Gaza, leaving […]

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Can Nikki Haley Distance Herself From the Growing White House Scandals?

President Donald Trump and Nikki Haley, his representative to the UN, presiding over a UN reform event, Sept. 18, 2017. Given the escalating number of scandals tainting the White House, can Haley distance herself from the crises? MARK GARTEN/UN PHOTO A record number of staff members have quit, resigned or been fired by the […]

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Nikki Haley Makes Her Choice: She’s a Forever Trumper

Nikki Haley, at the State Department, June 19, 2018, as the United States announced its withdrawal from the Human Rights Council. The reviewer of her new book says that it “brims with love for the commander in chief” and that she brags about her advice to him.  “With All Due Respect: Defending America […]

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With Bombs and Stability at Stake, Nikki Haley Bets on Trump

[…] reach a solution working with Congress and our allies, then the agreement will be terminated,” Trump said in announcing his decision. “It is under continuous review and our participation can be canceled by me as president at any time.” Let us know what you think of this op-ed, part of our regular series called Nikki Haley Watch:

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Nikki Haley Tells US Congress: The UN Does Matter

Nikki Haley, President Trump’s nominee to be US ambassador to the United Nations, in the South Carolina governor’s mansion, May 2016. CAMLIN MOORE/OFFICIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump’s nominee to become the United States ambassador to the United Nations, appeared in a confirmation hearing on January 18 lasting more than three hours […]

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Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, in the Security Council chamber, Oct. 18, 2018.

Now That She’s Gone: Nikki Haley’s Legacy at the UN

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, in the Security Council chamber, Oct. 18, 2018. She left a bruising mark on the UN, having criticized it constantly and lectured other countries, yet some of her peers admired her. RICK BAJORNAS/UN PHOTO After two years as the American ambassador at the United Nations, […]

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Nikki Haley’s Twists and Turns, Leading Down a Path to Nowhere

[…] names again? To further quote Bolton, “While the future remains uncertain and challenging, one thing we know for sure is that the president will always put America First.” Let us know what your think of our Nikki Haley Watch column: send your comments to or leave them in the section below the article. Thank you.   

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Nikki Haley’s ‘Historic’ Debate on Human Rights Left a Small Impression

Nikki Haley, the American ambassador to the UN, with Liu Jieyi, China’s ambassador, before the April 18 Security Council meeting focused solely on human rights. RICK BAJORNAS/UN PHOTO Nikki Haley, the United States ambassador to the United Nations, presided over what she was determined to sell as “an historic meeting exclusively on human […]

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Once Again, Haley Accuses Others for US Failure at Rights Council Reform

[…] week, when the Trump administration was still unable to say how it “lost” more than 2,500 children torn from their asylum-seeking parents at the border with Mexico, Nikki Haley, the United States envoy to the United Nations, was telling a different story to a sympathetic group in Washington, D.C. “We are a special nation […]

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Ambassador Haley Revises History With a Racist, Anti-Semitic Slant

[…] the UN in New York. As she heads out the door, Haley still defends the inflammatory remarks and attitudes of Trump, the author writes. SHEALAH CRAIGHEAD/WHITE HOUSE Nikki Haley has raised a surprise question as she heads for the door: How low can she go? Haley appeared to be trying hard to take the […]

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The UN’s Report on Poverty in the US Is Rebuked by Nikki Haley

[…] poverty and human rights, the goal was to spur a larger discussion. However, in the past week there has been a slow-motion volley of criticisms instead, as Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, responded negatively to Alston’s report. Alston presented his findings officially during the 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council this week, […]

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Press conference on the release of Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2024,

It Happened at the UN: Week Ending Jan. 12

[…] those not in on the deal.” Yet there were “signs of hope showing the possibility of a different path.” JOHN PENNEY/PASSBLUE  Welcome to This Week @UN: Remember Nikki Haley?; Summit of the Future; South Africa’s genocide case; interviewing the General Assembly president. Plus: Somalia, Cabo Verde, Yemen and Gaza. Follow us on Twitter (X), Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn • As […]

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No Winners in Washington’s Human-Rights Blame Game

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Nikki Haley, America’s envoy to the United Nations, announcing the US decision to withdraw from the Human Rights Council, June 19, 2018. Haley, who led the effort for the US to withdraw, did not use her diplomatic skills well to reform the Council and therefore protect human […]

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For the US, a Tale of Two Human-Rights Violations

[…] Dieng that she was planning to visit the Congo in the fall. But without adequate funding for UN peacekeeping to fulfill human-right mandates, it’s unclear who Haley expects to ensure that accountability. This column, Nikki Haley Watch, will cover the US ambassador’s relationship to the UN and other relevant news. Tell us what you think:  

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