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How the neocons created a "scandal" to punish a critic of US foreign policies.

Those conservatives who think that "UN Reform" means the dissolution of the United Nations are now calling for the resignation of Kofi Annan.

The EU is an emerging geopolitical force that corporate America must reckon with.

The CIA's Duelfer report may have confirmed the gross falsity of the WMD claims invoked by the Bush Administration to justify its war against Iraq, but it has also triggered a feeding frenzy in t

"I want to cast my vote in favor of the United Nations."

George W. Bush's September 21 speech to the United Nations, marked by an air of unreality and hypocrisy, was insulting to many other nations.

With its blueprint for Iraq in tatters, the Bush Administration has been forced to recognize the United Nations as the only body that can confer legitimacy on its continued occupation.

Can we please stop calling it a quagmire? The United States isn't mired
in a bog or a marsh in Iraq (quagmire's literal meaning); it is
free-falling off a cliff.

Like dirty money, tainted reputations can be laundered, as the
Administration fervently hopes in the case of John Negroponte. Now UN
ambassador, Negroponte has been chosen by George W.

Blogs

Apart from widespread fear of Iran, this year’s Al Jazeera Forum in Doha was mostly a display of the Arab world’s many deep fissures.

May 12, 2015

In Europe, Russia was the major victor—and it paid a heavy price in casualties.

May 6, 2015

You can’t squeeze clean water out of dirty business.

April 27, 2015

What are the Kremlin's true intentions in Ukraine?

April 6, 2015

A climate of impunity for employers, coupled with the threat of deportation, is forcing undocumented workers to bear the costs of injury and abuse.

March 17, 2015

Stephen Cohen discusses this month's negotiations over the conflict in Ukraine and the current proposal for a Ukrainian federation.

February 27, 2015

The first UN delegates could bring “any amount and type of baggage they desire,” with one exception.

January 10, 2015

Advocates for countries most affected by climate change are outraged.

December 12, 2014

As the climate warms and the ice melts, the Arctic could become the next great theater of global cooperation—or a battlefield.

November 14, 2014

The US tried to block Venezuela from the United Nations Security Council, and failed. 

October 20, 2014