Carne Ross

Independent Diplomat

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Former British diplomat, founder of Independent Diplomat, and Associate Fellow with the British think tank Chatham House

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To a standing ovation from the General Assembly, PLO leader  Mahmoud Abbas applied for full Palestinian membership  in the United Nations today.

Palestinians Seize the World Stage

To a standing ovation from the General Assembly, PLO leader Mahmoud Abbas applied for full Palestinian membership in the United Nations today.

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President Bush and Iran's President Ahmadinejad were both in the General Assembly chamber this morning as the UN began its  62 nd  session . Ahmadinejad will speak later today.

New Faces, Old Issues at the UN

President Bush and Iran's President Ahmadinejad were both in the General Assembly chamber this morning as the UN began its 62 nd session . Ahmadinejad will speak later today.

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