News and events at the United Nations
How to reform US democracy promotion efforts
Countries benefitting from the Millennium Challenge
Do we need a Secretary of International Development?
Why has Obama still not appointed a head for USAID?
Michael’s beef with the Pentagon’s shift to counterinsurgency
Does the UN do nation-building better?
Japan urges Security Council to act on North Korean launch …
… while China counsels caution, setting stage for horse trading
US and New Zealand exchange UN back scratches
Fearing a “bloodbath on the beach” in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka as Obama’s first “problem from Hell”
Is the Human Rights Council salvageable?