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President Trump attends his inaugural United Nations assembly.

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Illustration on changing bad influences on the U.N. by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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Illustration on improving the U.N. by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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Illustration on U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley and the North Korean situation by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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FILE - In this image made from video of a news bulletin aired by North Korea's KRT on Monday, May 22, 2017, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, watches the test launch of what was said to be the Pukguksong-2 missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea.North Korea said Wednesday that it was examining operational plans for attacking Guam, an angry reaction to U.N. punishment for recent North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile tests and a U.S. suggestion about preparations for possible preventive attacks to stop the North’s nuclear weapons program. (KRT via AP Video, File)

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In this Aug. 5, 2017, photo, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, right, speaks to Chinese Ambassador to the United Nations Liu Jieyi before a Security Council vote on a new sanctions resolution that would increase economic pressure on North Korea to return to negotiations on its missile program at U.N. headquarters. The strongest U.N. sanctions in a generation may still prove no match for North Korea’s relentless nuclear weapons ambitions. Even in diplomatic triumph, the Trump administration is gambling that it has enough time to test if economic pressure can get Kim Jong Un’s totalitarian government to end its missile advances and atomic weapons tests (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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FILE - In this April 15, 2017, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves during a military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea to celebrate the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung. The strongest U.N. sanctions in a generation may still prove no match for North Korea’s relentless nuclear weapons ambitions. Even in diplomatic triumph, the Trump administration is gambling that it has enough time to test if economic pressure can get Kim Jong Un’s totalitarian government to end its missile advances and atomic weapons tests (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

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In this Aug. 5, 2017, photo, British Ambassador to the United Nations Matthew Rycroft, left, and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley vote during a Security Council meeting on a new sanctions resolution that would increase economic pressure on North Korea to return to negotiations on its missile program at U.N. headquarters. The strongest U.N. sanctions in a generation may still prove no match for North Korea’s relentless nuclear weapons ambitions. Even in diplomatic triumph, the Trump administration is gambling that it has enough time to test if economic pressure can get Kim Jong Un’s totalitarian government to end its missile advances and atomic weapons tests (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Russia's new ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Alekseevich Nebenzia, left, shakes hands with U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres when he presented his credentials, at United Nations headquarters, Friday, July 28, 2017. (Eskinder Debebe/United Nations via AP)

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Russia's new ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Alekseevich Nebenzia, right, presents his credentials to U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres, at United Nations headquarters, Friday, July 28, 2017. (Eskinder Debebe/United Nations via AP)

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In this Oct. 26, 2015, file photo, Chinese billionaire Ng Lap Seng, left, leaves federal court with his attorney Ben Brafman after he was released on bail in connection with a U.N. bribery scheme in New York. Assistant U.S. Attorney Janis Echenberg told a jury during his trial's closing arguments Tuesday, July 25, 2017, that Ng wanted to build a center in Macau that would rival U.N. headquarters in New York in size. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2010 file photo, a woman speaks to U.N. peacekeepers during a food distribution at a refugee camp in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, following a powerful earthquake on Jan. 12. Top U.N. official for Haiti, Sandra Honore, said on Thursday, July 20, 2017 peacekeepers have accomplished their mission of stabilizing the Western hemisphere's poorest nation. Honore said Haiti today "is far different" than it was in 2004, when the U.N. deployed peacekeeping troops following a rebellion that left the country on the brink of collapse. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File)

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David Shearer, second left, the United Nations peacekeeping mission chief in South Sudan, visits the troubled region of Yei, South Sudan. Thursday, July 13. 2017. Shearer says he's considering putting a permanent U.N. presence in the town, but only if the government grants unrestricted access. The United Nations says it is considering putting a peacekeeping base in South Sudan's troubled Yei region, the first such expansion since civil war began in 2013. The peacekeeping mission's chief says Yei has "gone through a nightmare." Since fighting spread to the city a year ago, 70 percent of the population has fled. (AP Photo/Sam Mednick)

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Delegates give a standing ovation after a vote by the conference to adopt a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination, Friday, July 7, 2017 at United Nations headquarters. More than 120 countries have approved the first-ever treaty banning nuclear weapons at a U.N. meeting boycotted by all nuclear-armed nations. Friday's vote was 122 countries in favor with the Netherlands opposed and Singapore abstaining.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Leaflets are seen on a delegates desk before a vote by the conference to adopt a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination, Friday, July 7, 2017 at United Nations headquarters. More than 120 countries have approved the first-ever treaty banning nuclear weapons at a U.N. meeting boycotted by all nuclear-armed nations. Friday's vote was 122 countries in favor with the Netherlands opposed and Singapore abstaining.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Costa Rican Ambassador Elayne Whyte Gomez, President of the United Nations Conference to Negotiate a Legally Binding Instrument to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons, reacts after a vote by the conference to adopt a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination, Friday, July 7, 2017 at United Nations headquarters. More than 120 countries have approved the first-ever treaty banning nuclear weapons at a U.N. meeting boycotted by all nuclear-armed nations. Friday's vote was 122 countries in favor with the Netherlands opposed and Singapore abstaining.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley Associated Press photo

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U.N peacekeepers guard some Greek and Turkish Cypriots supporters of peace who entered inside the buffer zone during a protest to call on rival leaders of the two communities for peace on the island at Ledras main crossing point inside the U.N buffer zone that divided the Greek and Turkish Cypriots controlled areas, Nicosia, Cyprus, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Several hundred Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots gathered in the divided capital's medieval center at a checkpoint along the U.N.-controlled buffer zone to voice their support for peace. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

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FILE - In this Monday, April 4, 2011, file photo, a U.N. peacekeeper from Jordan provides security at night on the streets of Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The U.N. peacekeeping mission in Ivory Coast is coming to an end Friday, June 30, 2017, 13 years after forces intervened to implement a peace agreement that left the war-wracked economic giant split into two pieces. (AP Photo/Jane Hahn, File)

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FILE - In this Sunday, April 3, 2011, file photo, a U.N. peacekeeper from Jordan, looks up as he and others return fire on troops supporting Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo during a patrol in the streets of Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The U.N. peacekeeping mission in Ivory Coast is coming to an end Friday, June 30, 2017, 13 years after forces intervened to implement a peace agreement that left the war-wracked economic giant split into two pieces. (AP Photo/Jane Hahn, File)