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June 21, 2004
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President Bush’s nominees to represent the United States at the United Nations want to roll back what many consider to be the body’s anti-Israel bent. John Danforth, a former Missouri senator slated to take over John Negroponte’s U.N. ambassadorship, said June 17 in Senate confirmation hearings that he wanted to end the international body’s treatment of Israel as a “verbal punching bag.”

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