The U.N. Can’t Bring Peace to the Central African Republic
But it can help solve local conflicts. Here’s how.
Trump Administration Seeks to Withhold Millions in Aid to Palestinians
Kushner hopes cuts will pressure Palestinians to accept a U.S. peace plan.
The Job of Human Rights Chief Isn’t What You Think
Michelle Bachelet has just been tapped as the U.N.’s high commissioner for human rights—but her predecessor’s experience should make her wary.
Trump and Allies Seek End to Refugee Status for Millions of Palestinians
In internal emails, Jared Kushner advocated a “sincere effort to disrupt” the U.N.’s relief agency for Palestinians.
Will Congo Go to the Polls—Or Go to War?
The government claims the country is having an election. Fighters in the East are preparing for battle.
Internal Documents Show How Trump Administration Misled Public on Poverty
Economic advisors questioned the administration’s data but were ignored.
White House Official Who Advocated for Refugees Sacked and Escorted From Office
Jennifer Arangio had clashed with Stephen Miller and other hard-line aides to Trump.
White House Wants to Know Political Leanings of Job Applicants at the U.N.
New questionnaire asks about public statements, support for politicians.
Yemen on Brink of Catastrophe as U.N. Envoy Pushes for Truce
U.S. backing of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates could be enabling the disaster.
Russia and China See in Trump Era a Chance to Roll Back Human Rights Promotion at U.N.
As the United States retreats from the world, Moscow and Beijing seek to gut U.N. programs, cut staff.
Kushner’s Peace Plan Is a Disaster Waiting to Happen
The last thing Israelis and Palestinians need now is another failed blueprint. Stabilizing Gaza is more important.
Nobody’s Protecting India’s Bravest Journalists
I had the resources to survive a campaign of online hate — but other reporters have been far less fortunate.
Trump Appointee Compiles Loyalty List of U.S. Employees at U.N., State
Mari Stull’s arrival at the State Department’s International Organization Bureau is triggering an exodus of top career staffers.
At U.N., Russia and U.S. Wage Quiet War Over Appointments to Advance Broader Agendas
Tit for tat battle weakens the United Nations’ ability to enforce sanctions around the world.
U.S.-Backed Catastrophe Brewing in Yemen
A Gulf-led coalition is preparing to assault a key Yemeni port, risking a fresh humanitarian crisis.
Superbugs Are Going to Eat Us Alive
Drug-resistant diseases are on the rise. Only a global effort to prevent overuse of antibiotics can halt the threat.
U.S. Thwarted in Bid to Change U.N. Rights Council’s Approach to Israel
Some diplomats fear the United States might now exit the council.
U.S. Once Jailed Uighurs, Now Defends Them at U.N.
China tries to silence the group and lashes out at a U.S. diplomat.
White House Rebuffs U.N. Appeal to Expand North Korea Food Aid
The United States sees private investment in Pyongyang, not aid, as the nuclear deal’s prize.
The ‘Silver Lining’ to Trump Pulling Out of the Iran Deal
The White House has the legal authority to compel countries to reinstate U.N. sanctions on Iran. So why has it chosen not to exercise it?