United Nations

Explainer: Russia's Illegal Plan to Annex More of Ukraine

As Moscow clears Red Square for a Friday ceremony, a look at popular sentiment in the four distinct regions.

In NYC, a Bronx Cheer for Putin, Trump, and the Aging UN

As the General Assembly met for the first time since Russia invaded Ukraine, Biden warned against nuclear war and the UN’s growing irrelevance. Will he do more?

The UN Must Do More for Ukraine—and Itself

Russia’s invasion of a sovereign state is also an attack on the basic principle the international body was founded to prevent.

It’s ‘Effectively Impossible’ To Kick Russia Out Of The UN, But There Are Other Options

Diplomats could remove Russia from the human rights council or refuse to recognize a Russian-backed government in Ukraine, experts say.

US, Russia Spar Over Ukraine At Confrontational U.N. Meeting

Russian official claims the U.S. is trying to “drive a wedge” between Moscow and Kyiv with “unfounded accusations.”

US to Russia: Explain Your Military Buildup to the UN

The UN Security Council will meet on Monday in the latest diplomatic move amid tensions.

What Can the United Nations Do About Counterterrorism?

It’s time to take a long hard look at the UN’s 20-year old counterterrorism architecture.

Biden Counters China’s Allegations Of A New ‘Cold War’ In UN Speech

The president’s remarks on human rights, freedom of navigation, and authoritarianism were a thinly veiled message to Beijing.

Biden to Pitch Partnership at UN, Amid Tension With France and Other Allies

The withdrawal from Afghanistan “opens the chapter” for diplomacy, a senior administration official said.

Foreign Governments Scramble To Leave Afghanistan Amid Violence and Chaos

"It’s sad that the West has done what it’s done," says UK defense secretary as NATO, UN, G7 react to Taliban takeover.

What Biden Told Me on the Train After Trump’s First UN Speech

In the Biden-Harris vision, my multi-ethnic family is the fulfillment of America’s promise to the world.

Lebanon Needs More than US Sanctions

Hezbollah must go. Here's how the international community can help develop a democratic and secular system that works for the people. 

Don't Be Fooled. Trump’s Cuts to WHO Aren’t About the Coronavirus

Republicans have been hating on international organizations for decades. This is just a convenient excuse to take another shot, and it harms American security.

‘We Shouldn’t Be Buying the Taliban’s Excuse’

The Afghan national security adviser wants his government to take over after a failed year of U.S. negotiations. But now the country has an uncertain election to contend with.

Trump Delivers Populist Message to the UN — and US Voters

The president put 2020 politics front and center in his third address to the General Assembly.