Posts Tagged: United Nations
Syria has become a failed state. Now it's time for the UN to treat it like one.
If someone had poisoned New York's water supply and killed 9,000 people, it would have been the most litigated public health disaster of all time. But when it happened in Haiti? Nothing.
The recent multinational agreement with Iran, along with the calamitous consequences of US military intervention in the Middle East, challenge the frozen notions that have dominated US foreign policy.
When it comes to what should be a fundamental goal of foreign policy — world peace — the elites aren't even trying.
Every democracy in the world has an elected legislature. Why not the United Nations?
You may have heard that “both sides” committed abuses in last Gaza war. But there's no comparison when it comes to the scale of the violations — or the body count.
The United States blocked the latest UN resolution to achieve peace between Israel and Palestine for the most disingenuous of reasons.
We can't let the goal of ending mass surveillance fall off the international human rights agenda.
During and after Israel's war on Gaza, bipartisan congressional majorities have worked to undermine war crimes investigations by the United Nations and human rights groups.
As more European governments line up to recognize a Palestinian state, Israel (and the U.S.) look more isolated than ever.