Trump threatens to cut UN funding, possibly shifting power balance


CGTN America

Published on Feb 6, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump has made no secret of his disdain for the United Nations. He has drafted an order to slash funding to the U.N., which is now under review by the U.S. government. That single move by the U.N.’s largest funder could cripple the organization and its agencies from UNICEF to the World Food Program and the World Health Organization. But it could also shift the global balance of power. CGTN’s Liling Tan reports.

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