Norwegian Diplomat Tops U.N. Shortlist For Syria Envoy
Geir Pedersen could be saddled with one of diplomacy’s most thankless tasks.
Can Nikki Haley Deliver One Last Time?
It’s not too late for Trump’s departing U.N. ambassador to cut Washington’s peacekeeping costs.
In Parting Shot, Nikki Haley Shuns Human Rights Groups at U.N.
She fashioned herself a human rights champion but routinely clashed with potential allies over the Human Rights Council.
Nikki Haley’s Successor Probably Won’t Have Her Impact
The Washington power vacuum that worked in the U.N. ambassador’s favor is mostly resolved.
Nikki Haley Will Be Back
Trump’s U.N. ambassador is the only cabinet official to have emerged from the administration stronger than ever.
Nikki Haley Stuns Washington by Announcing Resignation From U.N. Post
President Trump’s United Nations ambassador dismisses speculation that she intends to challenge him in 2020.
The United States Needs an Afghanistan Exit Strategy
Washington should hand over U.S. military and political roles to other countries, including China.
Jared Kushner’s Peace Plan Would Turn Jordan Upside Down
If the Trump administration seeks to strip Palestinian refugees of their status, it will destabilize one of America’s closest allies in the region.
Trump Stealthily Seeks to Choke Off Funding to U.N. Programs
Leaked emails and behind-the-scenes battles show how the administration, after failing to slash congressional aid, used bureaucratic levers to stifle money flows.
Trump Administration to Deny Visas to Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats, U.N. Officials
The new policy will insist they be married—even if they're from countries that criminalize gay marriage.
John Bolton Is Living the Dream—for Now
After being snubbed his entire career, the national security advisor’s fierce unilateralism has at last become U.S. policy. But even he can’t stop Trump from making deals.
U.N. Brief: The Laugh is on Trump
China and Russia foil Pompeo’s maximum pressure campaign for North Korea.
America Is Not an Innocent Bystander in Yemen
Washington has left a vacuum in the Middle East, letting U.S. allies do as they please—no matter how high the body count.
U.N. Brief: Trump Says China Out to Get Him; Venezuela’s Besieged Leader Comes to Turtle Bay
The U.S. president presides over a defiant Security Council that still loves the Iran nuclear deal.
U.S. Ramps Up Pressure on Venezuela, But Maduro Keeps Hanging On
The United States has announced new sanctions on Venezuela and may threaten further action—but there’s little sign that will bring the regime down anytime soon.
U.N. Brief: Trump Manages to Unite the U.N. — Against His Isolationist Vision
Trump and Rouhani dismiss prospects for face to face talks for now.
How to Fix the U.N.—and Why We Should
Don’t let major powers such as the United States undermine the liberal international order. Instead, reform it so it works better.
Is the Iran Deal Finally Dead?
Europe’s frantic efforts to save the nuclear pact at the U.N. probably won’t work.
Trump Takes Aim at Iran, China, and the Global System in Big U.N. Speech
And draws a rare laugh from world leaders while boasting of his accomplishments.
You Can’t Treat Tuberculosis With Platitudes
Washington nearly killed the U.N. anti-TB effort, but it didn't need to. The U.N. will do that itself.