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Cambodia’s Domestic Politics in the Spotlight at the United Nations
September 28, 2018

Cambodia’s Domestic Politics in the Spotlight at the United Nations

By David Hutt
With protests planned in New York, the Southeast Asian state’s politics is set to be on display this weekend.

How the UN Failed West Papua
September 19, 2016

How the UN Failed West Papua

By Prianka Srinivasan
The UN no longer considers West Papua to be "colonized," leaving activists hard pressed to find solutions.
17 Indian Soldiers Killed in Kashmir: India-Pakistan Tensions Heating up
September 19, 2016

17 Indian Soldiers Killed in Kashmir: India-Pakistan Tensions Heating up

By Shawn Snow
As heavy pressure builds on Islamabad, Kashmir heats up.

Bringing North Korea Into Line
January 17, 2016

Bringing North Korea Into Line

By David A. Welch
What might make Kim Jong-un want to give up nuclear weapons?

Abe Outlines Why Japan Should Join the UN Security Council
September 30, 2015

Abe Outlines Why Japan Should Join the UN Security Council

By Shannon Tiezzi
In his speech before the UN General Assembly, Abe made the case for Japan to join the UN's major decision-making body.

Tajikistan's Terror Group List Just Got Bigger
September 30, 2015

Tajikistan's Terror Group List Just Got Bigger

By Catherine Putz
Meanwhile, at the UN Rahmon preaches “mutual trust, and tolerance.”

Citing Iran, South Korea’s President Urges UN to Focus on North Korea
September 29, 2015

Citing Iran, South Korea’s President Urges UN to Focus on North Korea

By Catherine Putz
The division of the Korean peninsula, Park said, is the “the last remaining vestige of the Cold War."
Kazakhstan Wants to Move the UN to Asia
September 29, 2015

Kazakhstan Wants to Move the UN to Asia

By Catherine Putz
President Nazarbayev wants the UN to know he's full of ideas for modernizing the body.

China's $3 Billion Message to the UN: Yes, We Are a Responsible Power
September 29, 2015

China's $3 Billion Message to the UN: Yes, We Are a Responsible Power

By Shannon Tiezzi
By pledging monetary and military aid to the UN and developing world, China is trying to counter old criticisms.

Don't Forget About China's Big UN Speech
September 18, 2015

Don't Forget About China's Big UN Speech

By Shannon Tiezzi
With all the hype on Xi Jinping's US visit, it's easy to overlook his speech at the UN. Don't.

North Korea's Diplomacy Bonanza
September 20, 2014

North Korea's Diplomacy Bonanza

By Zachary Keck
The Hermit Kingdom is coming out of its shell this month with a series of unusual diplomatic overtures.
Japan May Help Remove Syria’s Chemical Weapons
September 27, 2013

Japan May Help Remove Syria’s Chemical Weapons

The Abe administration is considering sending personnel or equipment to OPCW’s Syria mission.

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