Enshrined Impotence: Germany Joins a Dysfunctional Security Council
Thursday, 10 January 2019 Germany is once again part of the UN Security Council for a two-year stint. But the council's inability to put a stop to the violence in Syria and Yemen in recent years shows the need for reform is more urgent than ever. Can Berlin make a difference?
According to Reuters, the White House’s national security team last fall asked the Pentagon to provide it with options for striking Iran, after a group of militants aligned with Tehran fired mortars into an area in Baghdad that is home to the U.S. Embassy. The request by the National Security...
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, the UN Security Council condemned a shooting at two mosques in New Zealand that claimed the lives of 49 people as 'heinous and cowardly,' and called acts of..
According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, a US White House National Security Council official warned that the risks of further military action by India and Pakistan are unacceptably high, after..
According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, a top Russian security official accused Washington of deploying forces in Puerto Rico and Colombia in preparation for a military intervention in Venezuela..
According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told countries at the United Nations to 'pick a side' on Venezuela, urging them to support opposition leader Juan Guaido..
According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, Russia's ambassador to the United Nations said that the United States should consider all options in relation to Venezuela and that any potential military..