Tillerson Has Little Time for the United Nations

The U.S. secretary of state rebuffed an early meeting with the U.N. chief and is unlikely to attend a high-level Security Council meeting on South Sudan.


Flynn Pressured U.N. on Israel Vote Before Taking Office

A month before inauguration, President Donald Trump’s would-be national security advisor sought to scupper a U.N. resolution condemning Israel.


The Kurdish Government Is Torturing Boys

Boys as young as 11, accused of fighting for the Islamic State, are being detained and brutally tortured in prisons.


The Legacy Ban Ki-moon Leaves Behind

The outgoing U.N. secretary-general touts his support for climate change and gay rights, regrets failures from Haiti to North Korea, and calls Syrian President Bashar al-Assad a liar.


Hunting for Syria’s Hidden Chemical Weapons

International inspectors find gaping holes in Syria’s chemical weapons declarations, raising concern that Assad may have hidden some of his deadliest warfare agents.


How OPM Bilked a Security Contractor That Confirmed a Major Hack

A new report says that the Office of Personnel Management was shockingly negligent in responding to multiple cyberattacks. But when Ben Cotton discovered fake anti-virus files, the agency jumped into action — and then refused to pay his company.



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