LI scholars reflect on UN Ambassador Nikki Haley’s legacy
Academics say Haley’s tenure was marked by notable accomplishments — including major Security Council resolutions — along with some maneuvers that isolated the United States.
By Zachary R. Dowdy
Jan. 1, 2019
“I think the most important legacy for her is her keeping the United Nations as a focus for the U.S. government,” [Hofstra University School of Law Professor Julian Ku] said. “It’s a place where you speak to the world, and she commanded a lot of public attention and focused everyone’s attention on the UN in a way that another ambassador would not have. The fact that she played a prominent role at the UN was a really important part of her legacy because it made the UN seem very important.”
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