Haley Tried to Block Appointment of Chinese Diplomat to Key U.N. Post. He Got the Job Anyway.
As the United States pulls back from the world body, experts say it is ceding influence to China.
Corrupt Guatemalans’ GOP Lifeline
U.S. Republicans are weakening a U.N. anti-corruption investigation into President Jimmy Morales. What are they getting in exchange?
Baby Steps Toward a Feminist United Nations
Women’s rights advocates are holding Secretary-General António Guterres accountable.
The U.S. Sought to Derail Michelle Bachelet’s Bid for Top U.N. Human Rights Job
The Trump administration was troubled by her views on abortion, Israel, and Latin America.
Investing in Low-Wage Jobs Is the Wrong Way to Reduce Migration
Unless would-be migrants can build lives with dignity—which poorly paid, export-oriented jobs do not provide—they will continue to seek ways to move on.
Guatemala’s ‘Slow-Motion Coup’ Rolls Onward
The continuing crackdown on a corruption investigatory body could allow impunity to flourish ahead of this year’s elections.
Peacebuilding’s Poster Child Is Losing Its Shine
Ivory Coast is often held up as a post-conflict success. That could all fall apart.
Defenders of Human Rights Are Making a Comeback
With larger powers in retreat, small countries and civil society groups have stepped up—and they have won some significant victories.
Here’s Why Colombia Opened Its Arms to Venezuelan Migrants—Until Now
For years, Colombians fleeing violence left for Venezuela. Now mass migration flows the other way.
U.S. to Ease Limits on Humanitarian Aid to North Korea
Aid groups welcome the move, but it’s not likely to unlock stalled nuclear negotiations.
African Leaders Must Act to Stop Electoral Fraud in Congo
South Africa and Angola have influence. They must use it to ensure that the Congolese government respects the will of voters.
Brazil Was a Global Leader on Climate Change. Now It’s a Threat.
Jair Bolsonaro’s government could roll back decades of progress on clean energy and reducing deforestation.
Getting Away With Murder
Why the campaign to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for Jamal Khashoggi’s killing is losing steam.
Trump’s War on the World Order
Five Reads: The best Foreign Policy stories of 2018 on multilateralism.
U.N. Report Links Congolese Government to Murder of American and Swede
Suspect’s death in prison suggests authorities might be suppressing evidence.
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.