Another Trump Loyalist Joins the National Security Council
Elizabeth Erin Walsh will oversee America’s troubled relations with the United Nations.
Is Yemen’s Torment Finally Ending?
The latest cease-fire raises hopes, but officials fear war could break out again.
Washington Wants Pyongyang to Choose: Humanitarian Aid or Nukes
The United States is hampering some aid groups from fighting tuberculosis and other diseases in North Korea.
Pompeo’s Speech in Brussels Was Tone-Deaf and Arrogant
No one but autocrats wants to buy what he has to sell.
U.S. Mulls End To Remaining Aid Programs For Palestinians
Funds to Palestinian security agencies that cooperate with Israel are also in jeopardy.
Former Senior U.N. Official Defends Handling of Congo Murder Investigation
Responding to a Foreign Policy story, official says panel that probed the murder of two U.N. experts focused mainly on preventing future incidents.
The U.N. concluded two of its investigators, an American and a Swede, were killed in a random ambush in Congo. But evidence suggests they may have walked into a government trap.
Is Kabila Using Ethnic Violence to Delay Elections?
What fighting in Ituri means for politics and the U.N. mission to the DRC.
Does Heather Nauert Have What It Takes?
Trump's pick would be the least experienced U.N. ambassador ever.
America’s World War I Déjà Vu
President Donald Trump’s “America First” platform echoes the isolationism that followed the war 100 years ago. That didn’t end well.
Northern Iraq May Be Free, but the South Is Seething
The world has focused on rebuilding the country’s north after defeating the Islamic State while ignoring festering resentment and poverty in Basra.
The New U.N. Envoy to Syria Should Kill the Political Process to Save It
A tougher stance from the United Nations would put pressure on Assad and Putin while improving the lives of ordinary Syrians.
Women Are the Key to Peace
Cease-fire negotiations that exclude them are more likely to fall apart. Here’s how the U.N. can boost their participation at the bargaining table.
Trump Considers Diplomatic Novice for U.N. Ambassador
The U.S. president says State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert is under serious consideration.
Inside Trump’s Plan to Scale Back U.N. Resolutions on Sexual Health, Violence Against Women
Internal memos reflect the growing influence of conservative Christians in the Trump administration.
The Fate of the World Order Rests on Tokyo’s Shoulders
Japan was one of the system’s biggest winners, and it is one of the few countries that can save it now.
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.