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Why Palestinian Statehood is a Question for the U.N.

By   /  September 22, 2011  /  Experts, Featured, Foreign Relations, International Law, International Security, Secrecy  /  No Comments

As the Palestinians seek U.N. support for a state of their own, Washington has advanced two arguments to dissuade them: first, that taking the issue of statehood to the United Nations is a unilateral move away from negotiations with Israel; and second, that the effort will be counterproductive because the United States will veto any […]

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North Korea Resumes Nuclear Disarmament Talks

By   /  February 17, 2010  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

A senior United Nations envoy travelled to Pyongyang last week in order to spur talks aimed at achieving a nuclear-free Korean peninsula. Negotiations with the U.N. and the so-called six-nations have frequently been stalled over what has been seen as North Korea‚Äôs aggressive nuclear and missile programs. For the U.N., such high-profile diplomatic efforts represent […]

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Iran Announces Plans for Expanded Uranium Enrichment

By   /  November 30, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

On Sunday, Iran, in refusing to comply with U.N. demands to halt work on a once-secret enrichment plant, responded by announcing plans to build ten more enrichment facilities. The defiant announcement would place Iran in violation of a series of U.N. Security Council resolutions if carried out. Initial response to the plans have been mixed. […]

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