In a surprisingly quick decision, the 15 members of the UN Security Council stood in a row to show they were united behind the candidacy of Antonio Guterres, a former UN refugee agency chief and an ex-prime minister of Portugal.
But any of the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council -- the United States, Russia, China, Britain and France
In a remarkable challenge to the authority of the UN Security Council, the Kingdom of Morocco effectively dismantled the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara, triggering a crisis at the UN and further endangering the Saharawi people.
In our own ways, we both have a global footprint. Hers perhaps hands on and mine in a more subtle way.
The last Democratic debate showcased the kind of compulsive lying that makes Hillary Clinton unfit to be president. Clinton's role in Syria has been to help instigate and prolong the Syrian bloodbath, not to bring it to a close.
In the last days of 2015, I read Henry Kissinger's World Order (Penguin Books, 2015). A legend and a titan of world diplomacy, Mr. Kissinger continues to inspire political leaders, foreign policy analysts and diplomats.
United States Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will chair an unprecedented session of the United Nations Security Council on
"If you sell arms to a coalition headed by Saudi Arabia that bombs Yemen, then you can't complain when there are Yemenis fleeing their country."
LONDON -- The refugee crisis that dominates Europe's TVs and newspapers is the product of the horrendous civil war that still rages in Syria. Why will we not focus our attention on this? The reality in Syria is that the war creates the refugees. Do more to stop this war.
The establishment of the SCC is unprecedented in recent years in that the world will now have a hybrid tribunal working in a country where the ICC has already opened investigations.