Task Force on the United Nations
In the Press
June 19, 2005 | Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich and George Mitchell, former majority leader of the Senate, appeared together to discuss the release of the Institute directed Task Force Report on the United Nations on Fox News Sunday.
June 16, 2005 | U.S. Panel's Report Criticizes U.N. and Proposes Overhaul appeared on the front page of The New York Times (June 13). The Times later endorsed the task force report in an editorial Dr. Gingrich: Wise Prescriptions.
June 16, 2005 | The Bush Administration welcomed the Task Force report and expressed support for the majority of its recommendations. (United Nations Needs Budget, Management Reforms, State’s Burns Says.
June 14-16, 2005 | Stories about the report were carried by the Associated Press, The Christian Science Monitor, The Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, United Press International and Reuters:
- "Report says now is time to fix U.N.," (The Washington Times/Associated Press)
- "UN forces toughen up," (The Christian Science Monitor)
- "Bipartisan panel calls for UN overhaul," (The Boston Globe)
- "U.S. report says U.N. vital but flawed," (World Peace Herald/United Press International)
February 20, 2005 | The article "Gingrich Promises Major U.N. Reform" appeared on Big News Network.
February 10, 2005 | An article by Bob Deans appeared in Oxford Press. ("Gingrich, Mitchell to Examine U.N.'s Effectiveness")
February 10, 2005 | The article "High-level US Group to Monitor UN Work" was published by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation
February 9, 2005 | The article "Ex-Top Lawmakers to Advise on U.N. Reform" appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle.
January 9-10, 2005 | Announcement of the Task Force on the United Nations generated articles in the Financial Times, New York Times, New York Sun, Washington Times as well as by the Associated Press, Agence France-Presse, Cox New Service, Hearst Newspapers, and United Press International.