• UN resolution on Syria

    At Long Last, the UN Security Council Unites on a Syrian Resolution

    by  • September 26, 2013 • Disarmament, Peace and Security, Security Council • 

    Samantha Power

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyIn rare action-packed diplomacy at the United Nations, a draft resolution was agreed on Sept. 26 by the five...

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    When Intervention by Foreign Powers Is Justified

    by  • April 24, 2013 • Human Rights, Peace and Security • 3 Comments

    David Phillips

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyOne of the most complicated dynamics in international relations is whether foreign powers should intervene when a government is...

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    Susan Rice’s Rise Beyond the United Nations

    by  • April 18, 2013 • Security Council, US-UN Relations, WORLDVIEWS • 3 Comments

    Susan E. Rice, US ambassador to the UN

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyJENA, Germany — Many rumors abound regarding the future of America’s top envoy at the United Nations, Susan E....

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    The Masterminds Behind Security Council Resolutions

    by  • March 14, 2013 • Africa, Peace and Security, Security Council, US-UN Relations • 8 Comments

    Security Council Meeting on the situation in Cyprus

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe United Nations Security Council bases its resolutions on agenda items as varied as the renewal of a peacekeeping...

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    Guatemala’s Role on the Security Council, as Viewed by Its Ambassador

    by  • March 5, 2013 • ICC, Security Council, UN Diplomats • 3 Comments

    Gert Rosenthal, Guatemala's ambassador to the UN

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyGert Rosenthal does not sound like a Spanish name, but the mother of Rosenthal, the Guatemalan ambassador to the...

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    Protecting Civilians: How It Works

    by  • December 10, 2012 • Responsibility to Protect, WORLDVIEWS • 4 Comments

    A girl in Freetown, Sierra Leone

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyCANBERRA, Australia — A steady rise has been occurring in the last two centuries in the proportion of civilians...

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    Close Cooperation Is Useful Between the General Assembly and Security Council

    by  • September 20, 2012 • General Assembly, Security Council, WORLDVIEWS • 4 Comments

    Nassir Abdulaziz Al Nasser of Qatar, the outgoing General Assembly president.

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyBERLIN — If you ask people on the street which United Nations organ has more influence, the Security Council...

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    As UN Monitoring Mission Dies in Syria, a New Envoy Is Named

    by  • August 16, 2012 • Middle East, Security Council • 1 Comment

    Gerard Araud of the Security Council

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe United Nations Security Council will not renew the mandate for the monitoring mission it set up in Syria...

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    Kofi Annan Resigns as Special Envoy for Syria

    by  • August 2, 2012 • Middle East, Security Council • 3 Comments

    Kofi Annan, joint special envoy for Syria

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyKofi Annan, the joint special envoy for the United Nations and the Arab League for the Syrian crisis, resigned...

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    Russia’s Motives Behind the Syrian Conflict

    by  • July 25, 2012 • WORLDVIEWS • 4 Comments

    Syrian refugees in Turkey

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyCANBERRA — China and Russia have cast three vetoes on draft United Nations Security Council resolutions aimed at tougher...

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