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U.S. Must Be at UN Table

Linn County Chapter Op-Ed

July 31, 2012|by Jeremy Brigham, Vice President, Linn County UNA
The United States must actively support and participate in the United Nations in every way possible. Many reasons support this view.

Peacekeeping is paramount. Seventy-five percent of the U.N.'s budget is spent on peacekeeping, which is determined by the Security Council, where the United States is one of five countries with a veto. No peacekeeping effort occurs without U.S. support. It is a bargain for this country, as the U.N. Peacekeeping Force is eight times cheaper than a comparable U.S. force.

Read the full article on thegazette.com.



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