While the US funds democratic reform projects in the post-Mubarak age, Egyptians are mistrustful of American meddling in their domestic affairs.
Christian Parenti joins BBC to explain the debate at the UN over the relationship between political violence and global climate change.
Her name was Global South. His name was Washington Consensus. But his winning streak was running out and her star was rising.
The first female president of Brazil will likely build on her predecessor's legacy.
Obama was just beginning to repair US-UN relations. Now that Republicans have taken back the House, resurgent cold warriors and neo-isolationists could make 2011 a risky year for internationalism.
Hillary Clinton should confront the unpleasant truths the cables reveal about US foreign policy and her own troubling directive that our diplomats should spy on their foreign colleagues.
The new cable dump includes a State Department directive to have diplomats spy on UN officials. The UN has been a playground for spies since its origin—but this recent order goes further than before.
The morning after WikiLeaks began releasing its trove of confidential US diplomatic cables, Democracy Now! hosts a round-table about the possible impact of these leaks.
Expectations are low that the United Nations’s upcoming two-week climate conference will produce the international agreement needed to avert global warming.
The tribunal set up to judge surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime has been surrounded by squabbles between the Cambodian government and the UN and mired in charges of corruption since its inception.