Samantha Power Must Recalibrate Washington’s Sri Lanka Rhetoric
November 20, 2015
Samantha Power Must Recalibrate Washington’s Sri Lanka Rhetoric
With Samantha Power visiting Sri Lanka, now is an auspicious time for the U.S. to recalibrate its recent rhetoric about the island nation.
Samantha Power Must Recalibrate Washington’s Sri Lanka Rhetoric
No, Ban Ki-Moon Isn't About to Visit North Korea
November 18, 2015
No, Ban Ki-Moon Isn't About to Visit North Korea
Ban Ki-moon, the secretary-general of the United Nations, won't be visiting North Korea, contrary to earlier reports.
No, Ban Ki-Moon Isn't About to Visit North Korea
Samantha Power and US Sri Lanka Policy
November 12, 2015
Samantha Power and US Sri Lanka Policy
With a transfer of power in Colombo, the Obama administration looks to put Sri Lanka in the win column for U.S. democracy promotion efforts.
Samantha Power and US Sri Lanka Policy
Enough Is Enough: India Needs to Leave Behind Its UN Obsession
October 07, 2015
Enough Is Enough: India Needs to Leave Behind Its UN Obsession
India's obsession with the United Nations needs to change if it is to be taken seriously as a rising power.
Enough Is Enough: India Needs to Leave Behind Its UN Obsession
Modi Goes West: Taking Stock of the Indian Prime Minister's US Trip
October 02, 2015
Modi Goes West: Taking Stock of the Indian Prime Minister's US Trip
How did Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trip to the United States go?
Modi Goes West: Taking Stock of the Indian Prime Minister's US Trip
Kazakhstan Wants to Move the UN to Asia
September 29, 2015
Kazakhstan Wants to Move the UN to Asia
President Nazarbayev wants the UN to know he's full of ideas for modernizing the body.
Kazakhstan Wants to Move the UN to Asia
The UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Sri Lanka is Tabled
September 28, 2015
The UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Sri Lanka is Tabled
After a flurry of diplomatic activity in Geneva, the UN Human Rights Council resolution on Sri Lanka has finally been tabled.
The UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Sri Lanka is Tabled
Modi, Abe, Merkel, Rousseff Together: G4 to Meet on UN Sidelines
September 25, 2015
Modi, Abe, Merkel, Rousseff Together: G4 to Meet on UN Sidelines
The leaders of the G4 will be back together for the first time in more than 10 years.
Modi, Abe, Merkel, Rousseff Together: G4 to Meet on UN Sidelines
Negotiating Sri Lanka’s Future at the UN Human Rights Council
September 23, 2015
Negotiating Sri Lanka’s Future at the UN Human Rights Council
Negotiations over another UN Human Rights Council resolution on Sri Lanka are ongoing, with many issues unresolved.
Negotiating Sri Lanka’s Future at the UN Human Rights Council
Civilian Casualties at Record High in Afghanistan
August 06, 2015
Civilian Casualties at Record High in Afghanistan
The UN recommends that Afghan government forces stop firing mortars and grenades into civilian-populated areas.
Civilian Casualties at Record High in Afghanistan
Why China Snubbed India on a Pakistan-based Terrorist at the UN
June 25, 2015
Why China Snubbed India on a Pakistan-based Terrorist at the UN
China's habit of blocking Indian moves on Pakistan-based terrorism at the United Nations continues.
Why China Snubbed India on a Pakistan-based Terrorist at the UN
UN Chief Begins Central Asia Tour Amid Rights Concerns
June 10, 2015
UN Chief Begins Central Asia Tour Amid Rights Concerns
Ban Ki-moon is traveling to all five Central Asian states and will work hard to avoid one big elephant.
UN Chief Begins Central Asia Tour Amid Rights Concerns
Have China and Russia Agreed Not to Attack Each Other in Cyberspace?
May 20, 2015
Have China and Russia Agreed Not to Attack Each Other in Cyberspace?
Probably not, as one expert recently told The Diplomat.
Have China and Russia Agreed Not to Attack Each Other in Cyberspace?
China's Vision for Modernizing the UN
February 25, 2015
China's Vision for Modernizing the UN
China's Vision for Modernizing the UN
Malaysia Wants an ASEAN Peacekeeping Force
February 21, 2015
Malaysia Wants an ASEAN Peacekeeping Force
The country has made the initiative a priority for its ASEAN chairmanship in 2015.
Malaysia Wants an ASEAN Peacekeeping Force
North Korea Calls for UN Security Council Investigation of CIA Torture
December 17, 2014
North Korea Calls for UN Security Council Investigation of CIA Torture
In an attempt to deflect criticism of its own human rights record, North Korea is calling for a UNSC session on the CIA.
North Korea Calls for UN Security Council Investigation of CIA Torture
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