The skipper of two riverine boats captured by Iran last year will get to remain in the Navy after all. A naval administrative board rejected a request from commanders to force him out of the service.
In early challenge to Antonio Guterres’ independence, the United States and other veto-wielding powers insist on filling U.N. jobs with their own picks.
Israel’s dream of a seat on the 15-nation body is dimming as Netanyahu retaliates against countries that opposed settlement expansion.
The two-state solution is not lost for the incoming administration. But Trump will have to pick his battles on settlements wisely.
The Security Council is balking at an arms embargo that is too little, too late for the world’s youngest nation.
With an assist from Moscow, Damascus could dodge sanctions for gassing its own people.
With Obama leaving, Washington’s foreign-policy brain trust sees a fresh opportunity to take the fight to Assad.
The Obama administration wants to censure Syria with international support it is rallying through the global watchdog on chemical weapons.
If the West can’t deliver for Syria’s mainstream rebels, maybe al Qaeda will.
Another ceasefire is in tatters. But America keeps reaching out to Russia while expecting a different result.
President Salva Kiir has been feted by the White House. So why are his goons trying to kill American officials in South Sudan?
The Security Council is about to start winnowing down the cluttered slate of aspirants for the top U.N. job.
Tehran and the Taliban have been at each other's throats for decades, but the Islamic State's rise has the two historical enemies teaming up like never before.