Kazakhstan Wins Seat on UN Security Council
June 29, 2016
Kazakhstan Wins Seat on UN Security Council
Kazakhstan beat out Thailand for a non-permanent seat on the security council.
Kazakhstan Wins Seat on UN Security Council
Samantha Power Misses the Mark on Sri Lanka (Again)
April 29, 2016
Samantha Power Misses the Mark on Sri Lanka (Again)
The Obama administration’s messaging on Sri Lanka misses the mark yet again.
Samantha Power Misses the Mark on Sri Lanka (Again)
The Dolkun Isa Visa Affair: India Mishandles China, Once Again
April 28, 2016
The Dolkun Isa Visa Affair: India Mishandles China, Once Again
India's bungled handling of Dolkun Isa's visa will have long-term ramifications for Delhi's China policy.
The Dolkun Isa Visa Affair: India Mishandles China, Once Again
Political Prisoners and Sri Lanka’s Sincerity Crisis
March 28, 2016
Political Prisoners and Sri Lanka’s Sincerity Crisis
Colombo’s cowardice regarding Tamil political prisoners is deeply troubling.
Political Prisoners and Sri Lanka’s Sincerity Crisis
New Sanctions on North Korea Target Loopholes and Elites
March 03, 2016
New Sanctions on North Korea Target Loopholes and Elites
The most stringent measure mandates the searching off all ships coming from North Korea.
New Sanctions on North Korea Target Loopholes and Elites
No Good News: Afghan Civilian Casualties Still Increasing
February 17, 2016
No Good News: Afghan Civilian Casualties Still Increasing
That there were fewer civilian deaths in 2015 is little solace--overall casualties are still on the rise.
No Good News: Afghan Civilian Casualties Still Increasing
China Brings Push for Cyber Sovereignty to the UN
December 19, 2015
China Brings Push for Cyber Sovereignty to the UN
Plus, links on the Moranbong Band, the Taiwan arms sale, and the South China Sea. Your weekly China news roundup.
China Brings Push for Cyber Sovereignty to the UN
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
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