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UNGA Week in New York: Checkpoints, Checkpoints, Checkpoints

Kathy Barrie pushed her way to the front of a security checkpoint, grasping a piece of white paper with her name and address on it: a letter of residency proving she lives inside the United Nations security perimeter. The police officer waved her through. As a 30 year resident, she knows security is tight every year for the opening of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). "This is the most security I can recall other than 911, when it was a very different situation,"...

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