logo

Join

Sign In

Join

Sign In

logo

Foreign

This Year’s UN General Assembly Feels More Irrelevant Than Ever

The American president will be late to the proceedings due to a more prestigious funeral, and the leaders of Communist China and Russia won’t attend at all.

Visitors to the United Nations headquarters take photos at the General Assembly speaker's podium September 16, 2022.

Visitors to the United Nations headquarters take photos at the General Assembly speaker's podium September 16, 2022. AP/Mary Altaffer

BENNY AVNIIMAGE

04:38:59 pm

author

BENNY AVNI

Benny Avni is a columnist who has published in the New York Post, WSJOpinion, The Daily Beast, Newsweek, Israel Radio, Ha’Aretz, and others. Once New York Sun, always New York Sun.

Commenting is available to  Sun Readers , Sun Members and Sun Founders only. Comments are reviewed and, in some cases, edited before posting. Chances of a comment being posted are increased if the comment is polite, accurate, grammatical, and substantive or newsworthy.

Join The New York Sun
footer logo

© 2022 The New York Sun Company, LLC. All rights reserved.

Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The material on this site is protected by copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used.

ABOUT THE SUN

Welcome Back

Email Address

Password

Uphold the finest journalistic traditions.

Stand with The New York Sun