Document of the Week: Facebook Disappoints Authorities—Again
The doctored Nancy Pelosi video hardly marks the first time the social media giant has faced backlash. Consider Germany in 2015.
Xinjiang Visit by U.N. Counterterrorism Official Provokes Outcry
Rights activists say upcoming trip by U.N. diplomat could reinforce Beijing’s line that Uighur activists are terrorists.
Document of The Week: Sudan’s Paramilitaries Are Seizing Abandoned U.N. Outposts in Darfur
The United Nations halts withdrawal of peacekeepers amid fear that Sudan’s notorious Rapid Support Forces are filling the security vacuum.
What’s Next for Sudan?
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The Big Chill With China?
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A Republican Rainmaker Comes to Turtle Bay
If confirmed, Kelly Knight Craft would be the first U.S. ambassador to the United Nations who got started in politics as a campaign fundraiser and donor.
Iraq Brings the Islamic State to Justice
The country’s trials have been brutally efficient, but will the U.N. deem them fair?
United States Sticks to Iran Deterrence
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Document of the Week: The 2002 National Intelligence Estimate on WMDs in Iraq
The Iraq intelligence debacle casts a shadow over the U.S. assessment of a threat from Iran.
Cameroon’s Separatist Movement Is Going International
Armed groups are slipping into Nigeria and appealing to the Cameroonian diaspora to fuel their fight for a breakaway state.
Can John Bolton Thaw Western Sahara’s Long-Frozen Conflict?
The Polisario Front has created an international diplomatic presence on a shoestring budget and sees the Trump administration as its best hope in decades to gain independence from Morocco.
China Rises in U.N. Climate Talks, While U.S. Goes AWOL
As the global body becomes increasingly identified with tackling climate change, Trump refuses to take part, handing the reins to Beijing.
Document of the Week: U.N. Study on the Yemen War’s Impact
Report projects a loss of $89 billion in economic output by the end of 2019 and the death of 482,000 people by 2022.
The Alleged War Criminal in the U.N.’s Midst
Twenty-five years after the Rwandan genocide, will the U.N. at last pursue one of its own former officials?
How a U.N. Bid to Prevent Sexual Violence Turned Into a Spat Over Abortion
In an internal document, Trump officials threatened to reject an anti-rape measure over language on sexual and reproductive health.
U.N. Bureaucrats Just Want the Rohingya Off Their Plate
Dumping refugees on a doomed island in Bangladesh is as callous as it is predictable.
Khalifa Haftar’s Miscalculated Attack on Tripoli Will Cost Him Dearly
The Libyan general was poised to rise to power. Now his unnecessary assault on the capital is alienating key international backers and potential local allies.
Bolton Builds Anti-China Campaign at the U.N.
The U.S. national security advisor, who has largely ignored the United Nations, is suddenly concerned that Beijing has too much influence there.
While You Weren’t Looking, General Haftar Has Been Taking Over Libya
Despite the drawn-out political instability plaguing the country, a negotiated rise to power for Haftar is not the answer.
High-Wire Act Ahead for Trump’s New Women’s Rights Envoy
Tough but torn, Kelley Eckels Currie must find a way to balance her loyalties.