Posts Tagged: United Nations
With the Republicans back in control of the House, the United Nations is again in the hot seat.
The UN is capable of saving Cote d'Ivoire from collapse but it cannot do so as long as it plays 'second fiddle' to the western powers that 'pay the piper.'
The U.S. military no longer cares about winning "hearts and minds."
The Wikileaks documents demonstrate that U.S. diplomacy is not being used to find alternatives to war, but rather pursued in the interests of illegal wars.
Spying on the United Nations is one tradition that the State Department should let die out.
The UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security just turned 10 years old -- but few nations are helping it meet its goals of involving women in peacemaking and peacekeeping.
Longtime UN champion Canada's recent failure to win a non-permanent seat on the Security Council speaks volumes about the global community's reaction to Stephen Harper's reactionary international positions.
A mother cradles her newborn baby girl, with joy where there might have been grief.
The Obama administration is tightening its sanctions against Iran -- but this is not a smart policy.
A new leaked memo criticizing Ban Ki Moon and UN corruption scores some points but it is largely wide of the mark.