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Analyzing Kazakhstan’s First Tenure at the UN Security Council
March 22, 2019
Analyzing Kazakhstan’s First Tenure at the UN Security Council
As the first Central Asian state to sit on the UNSC, what did Kazakhstan achieve?
Analyzing Kazakhstan’s First Tenure at the UN Security Council
Myanmar’s ‘Genocidal Acts’ Demand UN Action
October 26, 2018
Myanmar’s ‘Genocidal Acts’ Demand UN Action
The UN was founded 73 years ago in large part to address mass atrocities like those committed against the Rohingya.
Myanmar’s ‘Genocidal Acts’ Demand UN Action
China Holds Live-Fire Naval Drills Near Korean Peninsula
August 08, 2017
China Holds Live-Fire Naval Drills Near Korean Peninsula
Dozens of missiles, of various kinds, were fired during the drills.
China Holds Live-Fire Naval Drills Near Korean Peninsula
Will the Latest UN Sanctions on North Korea Actually Matter?
August 07, 2017
Will the Latest UN Sanctions on North Korea Actually Matter?
The sanctions have new scope, but use the same tools. Will implementation be any different?
Will the Latest UN Sanctions on North Korea Actually Matter?
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
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
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
How the Iran Deal's 'Snap Back' Mechanism Will Keep Tehran Compliant
July 15, 2015
How the Iran Deal's 'Snap Back' Mechanism Will Keep Tehran Compliant
Should the need arise, the United States can put all UN nuclear-related sanctions back in place against Iran.
How the Iran Deal's 'Snap Back' Mechanism Will Keep Tehran Compliant
North Korean Human Rights Abuses on the Agenda at UN Security Council
December 23, 2014
North Korean Human Rights Abuses on the Agenda at UN Security Council
Despite Chinese and Russian opposition, the UN Security Council will discuss North Korea's human rights record.
North Korean Human Rights Abuses on the Agenda at UN Security Council
China Taking Action Against North Korea?
May 08, 2013
China Taking Action Against North Korea?
State-owned Bank of China makes a move against Pyongyang. Is this the start of a trend?
China Taking Action Against North Korea?
A Clear and Present Danger
March 30, 2013
A Clear and Present Danger
Climate change is the ultimate national security challenge. The UN Security Council must take up this important issue.
A Clear and Present Danger
UN Sanctions Hit North Korea...Again
March 09, 2013
UN Sanctions Hit North Korea...Again
Is North Korea’s latest round of brinksmanship going to far?
UN Sanctions Hit North Korea...Again
The Interview: Richard Fontaine & Daniel Kliman
January 26, 2013
The Interview: Richard Fontaine & Daniel Kliman
How will the “global swing states” revamp the Bretton Woods and United Nations-led international system?
The Interview: Richard Fontaine & Daniel Kliman
China: Changing its Tune on North Korea?
January 25, 2013
China: Changing its Tune on North Korea?
China’s approval of stronger sanctions on the DPRK is a positive step — if Beijing itself complies with them.
China: Changing its Tune on North Korea?
The Case for Continued Engagement with Iran
August 02, 2012
The Case for Continued Engagement with Iran
Negotiations between Iran and the West have not led to a deal, but engagement is still the most promising way to end the nuclear impasse.
The Case for Continued Engagement with Iran
Grand Strategy of the Authoritarian Axis: How Will the West Respond?
July 24, 2012
Grand Strategy of the Authoritarian Axis: How Will the West Respond?
Recent events – like those in Syria – show increasing coordination among some of the world’s most dangerous states.
Grand Strategy of the Authoritarian Axis: How Will the West Respond?
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