Tagged: Security Council
The Russian and Chinese veto of the moderate and reasonable UN Security Council resolution was unconscionable, but the United States may have its own hypocrisy to thank.
Talking to Free Speech Radio News about the implications of the strategic shift in the Palestinians' bid to join the United Nations as a member-state.
Brazil, Russia, India, and China did not support the UN resolution on the use of force against the Libyan government. What does this mean for the new world order?
Bureaucratic defeat within the United Nations security council might lead to diplomatic victory for those seeking to end Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories.
Longtime UN champion Canada's recent failure to win a non-permanent seat on the Security Council speaks volumes about the global community's reaction to Stephen Harper's reactionary international positions.
The Obama administration is tightening its sanctions against Iran -- but this is not a smart policy.
A new world order is emerging from the wreckage of Afghanistan and Iraq, and Turkey will be a major player in it.
Amy Goodman from Democracy Now! interviews Phyllis Bennis on the UN Security Council's meeting on Gaza.
UFPJ Talking Points #59: U.S. trying to "legalize" permanent occupation of Iraq; Shifting discourse on Israel-Palestine
Although Iraq is the defining foreign policy issue so far in the presidential race, China will no doubt be smuggled into the election through this rather stark contrast between the Republicans and Democrats over trade.