Posts Tagged: United Nations
Like an injured German U-Boat, the global economy continues to sink. Columnist Walden Bello asks: Can the G-20 meeting bring it back to the surface before we all perish?
In response to genocide and ethnic cleansing, the UN has adopted a new doctrine called the Responsibility to Protect. Are we finally going to say "never again" or is it just "more of the same"?
Can Turkey bridge the gap between Islam and the West?
Senators Clinton, McCain, Obama have something to say about the UN, nuclear proliferation and other global cooperation issues. Really.
With his preference for diplomacy over militarism, we must neither be naïve about Barack Obama's limitations nor cynical about his potential.
UN peacekeeping operations are increasing in size and complexity. Why aren't they getting the financial and political support they need?
E. Ethelbert Miller talks with Edwidge Danticat about her new memoir, U.S. immigration law, and U.S.-Haitian relations.
Yifat Susskind provides a guide to the key provisions of an important new UN document.
The latest UN resolution may well be a turning point in stopping genocide. But much hinges on political will.
Ban Ki Moon's first six months as UN Secretary General have registered on the low decibel end of the scale.