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Linda Thomas-Greenfield headed to crisis-plagued UN as China challenges loom

This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by Ryan Heath on politico.com on February 23, 2021.The US Senate voted on Tuesday to confirm Linda Thomas-Greenfield as United States ambassador to the United Nations, by a 78-20 tally.Thomas-Greenfield will arrive at the global body’s New York headquarters surrounded by global problems, including a UN funding shortfall to which the US has itself contributed.From Day 1, Thomas-Greenfield will confront…This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by Ryan Heath on politico.com on February 23, 2021.The US Senate voted on Tuesday to confirm Linda Thomas-Greenfield as United States ambassador to the United Nations, by a 78-20 tally.Thomas-Greenfield will arrive at the global body’s New York headquarters surrounded by global problems, including a UN funding shortfall to which the US has itself contributed.From Day 1, Thomas-Greenfield will confront…Read MoreSouth China Morning Post