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Tue, Dec 11, 2018

Iran Leans on UN Security Council Legitimacy to Blunt US Pressure

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad used to denigrate United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions as “worthless paper.” That is not the case anymore. In the aftermath of the US unilateral withdrawal from the nuclear deal codified by UNSC resolution 2231, Iranian diplomats are embracing this element of international legality to accuse the Trump administration of wrongdoing.

IranSource by Noah Annan

International Organizations Iran

Wed, Nov 28, 2018

Trump is correct, May’s Brexit deal would make a US-UK trade agreement highly unlikely

With his comments, Trump has brought increased attention to a significant weakness of May’s Brexit plan, namely the inability of the UK to craft its own trade policy.

Bremain vs Brexit by Álvaro Morales Salto-Weis

International Organizations Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Oct 10, 2018

The United Nations’ deadly serious call to action on climate change

The world remains grossly off-track to avoiding deleterious levels of climate change over this century, regardless of whether the target is 1.5 degrees, 2 degrees, or some other arbitrary metric.

New Atlanticist by David Livingston

Climate Change & Climate Action United Nations
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Tue, Oct 9, 2018

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley resigns

Haley, a former governor of South Carolina and the daughter of Indian immigrants, at times struck an independent position from Trump, but was also a prominent supporter of the president.

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen

International Organizations Politics & Diplomacy

Tue, Oct 9, 2018

Cunningham Quoted in PassBlue on Nikki Haley Resignation

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In the News by James B. Cunningham

International Organizations Politics & Diplomacy

Mon, Oct 1, 2018

Iran-Israel Animus Exacerbates the US-Iran Divide

NEW YORK — Iran’s mellifluous foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, was in characteristic form Saturday afternoon as he sparred with a small group of journalists and US-Iran hands and fulminated against the policies of the Trump administration. Iran would survive the latest barrage of US sanctions, Zarif insisted, noting President Donald Trump’s relative isolation at […]

IranSource by Barbara Slavin

International Organizations Iran

Wed, Sep 26, 2018

Slavin Quoted in The National on Rouhani UNGA Speech

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In the News by Barbara Slavin

International Organizations Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Sep 26, 2018

Fried Quoted in USA Today on Trump’s UNGA Speech and Iran

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In the News by Daniel Fried

International Organizations Iran

Tue, Sep 25, 2018

Trump puts America first at the United Nations

“The United States will not tell you how to live or work or worship,” US President Donald J. Trump told the assembled leaders, but “we only ask that you honor our sovereignty in return.”

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen and David A. Wemer

International Organizations Iran

Tue, Sep 25, 2018

Fried and Herbst Quoted in NY Daily News on Trump’s UNGA Speech

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In the News by Daniel Fried and John Herbst

International Organizations Politics & Diplomacy