United Nations

Argument

Ending Extreme Poverty in Our Time?

President Obama wants to save the world. But can he, really? 

John Norris |

Argument

Hate Obama's Drone War?

Blame the bleeding-heart human rights crusaders.

Rosa Brooks |

Argument

North Korea Is a Nuclear Power

And it’s time for the West to get used to it.

Andrei Lankov |

Dispatch

Europe's Hezbollah Problem

In the wake of the Bulgarian bombing investigation, will the European Union finally designate Hezbollah a terrorist group?

Benjamin Weinthal |

Argument

The U.N.'s Deal With the Devil

The United Nations needs to work with President Bashar al-Assad's regime to provide aid to the Syrian people. But is it inadvertently funding the government's killing machine?

Sakhr Al-Makhadhi |

Micah Zenko

Investigate This

The U.N. will pry America's drones out of our cold, dead hands.

Micah Zenko |

Christian Caryl

Why the Killing in Syria Is Just the Beginning

The international community’s failure on Syria limits its power to act against the even bigger bloodletting that’s likely to happen down the road.

Christian Caryl |

Argument

Haiti’s Recovery is Real

Three years after a devastating earthquake rocked the country, a chorus of critics has slammed the reconstruction effort. Here's why they're wrong.

Heraldo Muñoz |

Argument

In the Time of Cholera

How the U.N. created an epidemic -- then covered it up.

Jonathan M. Katz |

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Responsibility to Object

It's time for the U.N. Security Council to do something about war crimes in Syria.  

David Kaye |

Argument

Don't Engage Kim Jong Un -- Bankrupt Him

It's time to play hardball with North Korea's new leader.

Joshua Stanton |

Feature

Eve of Disaster

Why 2013 eerily looks like the world of 1913, on the cusp of the Great War.

Charles Emmerson |

Argument

A Network of Dictators

There's a fight brewing for the future of the Internet.

James A. Lewis |

Argument

Radioactive Decay

We can't keep relying on a Vietnam-era treaty to stop nuclear proliferation.

Yousaf Butt |

Dispatch

The Last Stand of Somalia's Jihad

Can Kenya's invasion of Kismayo put an end to al-Shabab for good?

James Verini |

Argument

Launch This

Why Barack Obama needs to reset his North Korea policy.

Joel S. Wit |

Argument

After Abbas

The Palestinian president will either be toppled from his throne, or die on it. And that may be Hamas's chance to pounce.

Jonathan Schanzer |

Rational Security

Access Denied

The United Nations couldn't control the Internet even if it wanted to.

John Arquilla |

Argument

The 7 Deadly Sins of Congo's Peace Process

Congo is an object lesson in how not to resolve conflicts. It's time we changed that.

John Prendergast |

Argument

DeMinted

The Heritage Foundation got exactly the conspiracy-hyping president it deserves.

Hayes Brown |

Christian Caryl

Barbarians at the Gate

Are Russia and China trying to take over the Internet? Probably. But so far they aren't having much luck.

Christian Caryl |

Dispatch

How Israel Lost Europe

How Benjamin Netanyahu lost friends and Mahmoud Abbas influenced people.

Jonathan Schanzer |

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State of Confusion

Why Mahmoud Abbas’s U.N. statehood bid is great for Israel -- and the United States.

Ephraim Sneh |

Slide Show

The Battle for Goma

Once again, the Democratic Republic of the Congo has descended into chaos.

Slide Show |

Profile

Can You Save Diplomacy From Itself?

Carne Ross's quixotic crusade to help emerging nations get their seat at the table.

Cristina Odone |

The List

Everything You Need to Know About Susan Rice

The lowdown on America's maybe-next secretary of state.

Colum Lynch |

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Throwing Rice

Barack Obama was right to defend Susan Rice from the GOP attacks. She's got the chops to be secretary of state.

Sean Kay |

Argument

Defender of the Flame

Not only does the United States deserve a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council, it’s leading the charge.

Eileen Donahoe |

Micah Zenko

The Projectionist

Why Bibi can't scare the U.S. into bombing Iran.

Micah Zenko |