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South Korean President Moots UN Security Council Sanctions Relief for North Korea
October 16, 2018
South Korean President Moots UN Security Council Sanctions Relief for North Korea
The South Korean president makes clear that sanctions relief should be considered to encourage North Korea's denuclearization.
South Korean President Moots UN Security Council Sanctions Relief for North Korea
Indonesia’s Chance to Advocate Maritime Security Issues on the Security Council
June 13, 2018
Indonesia’s Chance to Advocate Maritime Security Issues on the Security Council
Indonesia has won a seat at the UN’s top body. Time to make good use of this chance to advance maritime security.
Indonesia’s Chance to Advocate Maritime Security Issues on the Security Council
Central Asian States Step Up Afghan Diplomacy
January 23, 2018
Central Asian States Step Up Afghan Diplomacy
Led by Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, Central Asia is taking a more active role in engaging with Afghanistan.
Central Asian States Step Up Afghan Diplomacy
UN’s Futile Effort to Engage Myanmar on the Rohingya Crisis
November 09, 2017
UN’s Futile Effort to Engage Myanmar on the Rohingya Crisis
The United Nations Security Council decides to increase pressure on Myanmar, but it won’t have much of an impact.
UN’s Futile Effort to Engage Myanmar on the Rohingya Crisis
On Asia: An Interview With UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
November 08, 2017
On Asia: An Interview With UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
Unity in the UN Security Council is key to solving Korean crisis, says Guterres ahead of ASEAN Summit.
On Asia: An Interview With UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
The Inherent Dangers of the US Proposal to Legalize Interdiction of North Korean Ships
September 12, 2017
The Inherent Dangers of the US Proposal to Legalize Interdiction of North Korean Ships
Why do Washington's attempts to push for interdiction make other countries uneasy?
The Inherent Dangers of the US Proposal to Legalize Interdiction of North Korean Ships
UN Security Council Adopts New Sanctions After North Korea's Sixth Nuclear Test
September 12, 2017
UN Security Council Adopts New Sanctions After North Korea's Sixth Nuclear Test
The new sanctions encompass a cap on fuel exports to the rogue state.
UN Security Council Adopts New Sanctions After North Korea's Sixth Nuclear Test
<em>Update</em>: Will Kazakh and Kyrgyz Troops Keep the Peace in Syria?
June 24, 2017
Update: Will Kazakh and Kyrgyz Troops Keep the Peace in Syria?
The story continues to develop with denials, open doors, and the tangled web of international diplomacy.
Update: Will Kazakh and Kyrgyz Troops Keep the Peace in Syria?
UN Chief Embarks on Central Asia Tour
June 08, 2017
UN Chief Embarks on Central Asia Tour
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is making the full five-state tour.
UN Chief Embarks on Central Asia Tour
Why Rex Tillerson Must Bring Up Human Rights on His First Asia Trip
March 13, 2017
Why Rex Tillerson Must Bring Up Human Rights on His First Asia Trip
As Rex Tillerson prepares to head to China, Japan, and South Korea on his first major trip, he can't forget about human rights.
Why Rex Tillerson Must Bring Up Human Rights on His First Asia Trip
UN Again Takes Up North Korea's Human Rights Abuses
December 14, 2016
UN Again Takes Up North Korea's Human Rights Abuses
North Korea's human rights situation is highlighted at the UN Security Council and in a recent UN report.
UN Again Takes Up North Korea's Human Rights Abuses
Will New UN Sanctions Change North Korea's Path?
December 01, 2016
Will New UN Sanctions Change North Korea's Path?
The UN praises the latest "comprehensive" sanctions, but experts aren't as optimistic.
Will New UN Sanctions Change North Korea's Path?
North Korea Nuclear Test Drives Home Need for UN Reform
September 15, 2016
North Korea Nuclear Test Drives Home Need for UN Reform
In its current form, the United Nations has proven incapable of solving pressing security issues.
North Korea Nuclear Test Drives Home Need for UN Reform
Is China Finally Fed Up With Kim Jong-un’s North Korea?
March 09, 2016
Is China Finally Fed Up With Kim Jong-un’s North Korea?
What explains Beijing’s acquiescence to unprecedented sanctions at the UN Security Council?
Is China Finally Fed Up With Kim Jong-un’s North Korea?
China Will Invite Syrian Government, Opposition for Peace Talks
December 22, 2015
China Will Invite Syrian Government, Opposition for Peace Talks
China appears ready to play a more active role in the Syrian peace process.
China Will Invite Syrian Government, Opposition for Peace Talks
The Global Politics of Human Rights in North Korea
December 18, 2015
The Global Politics of Human Rights in North Korea
The UN is forcing the DPRK’s abysmal record higher up the international political agenda.
The Global Politics of Human Rights in North Korea
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