GOP Megadonor Kelly Craft Confirmed As Ambassador To United Nations

President Trump and the Republican Senate rewarded a top Republican donor with a prized diplomatic appointment.

Trump Selects Kentucky Coal Executive Kelly Knight Craft As Ambassador To U.N.

The former Kentucky coal executive, Republican fundraiser, and Ambassador to Canada would replace Nikki Haley in what used to be a position dominated by more experienced diplomats.

Trump Picks Kelly Knight Craft As U.N. Ambassador

President Trump has selected Kelly Knight Craft, the current Ambassador to Canada, to serve as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

Heather Nauert Withdraws As U.N. Ambassador Nominee

Two months after being named, Heather Nauert withdrew her name as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations due to a ‘Nannygate’ problem.

Trump To Name Heather Nauert Ambassador To The United Nations

President Trump is expected to name a former Fox News host as Ambassador to the United Nations.

Dina Powell Out As Replacement For Nikki Haley At The U.N.

Take one name out of contention as a potential replacement for Nikki Haley at the United Nations.

Nikki Haley Resigning as UN Ambassador

BREAKING NEWS from multiple major news outlets.

At The General Assembly, Trump Preaches Isolationism And Evokes Laughter

President Trump’s second speech to the General Assembly of the United Nations wasn’t much better than the first, but it it did get the world laughing at us.

Nikki Haley’s Lavish New York City Digs Give Rise To A Faux Controversy

As part of her position as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has use of a rather lavish private residence. This is not a real controversy.

Kofi Annan, Former U.N. Secretary-General, Dies At 80

Kofi Annan, who served as Secretary-General of the United Nations at the dawn of the “War On Terror,” has died at the age of 80.

Donald Trump’s First General Assembly Address Strikes Belligerent Tone

In a marked departure from previous American Presidents, Donald Trump delivered a highly belligerent speech to the U.N. General Assembly.

United Nations Passes Watered Down North Korean Sanctions

The Trump Administration’s effort to impose sanctions against North Korea suffered a significant defeat in the United Nations Security Council.

United Nations Resolution Vote Leads To More Tension Between U.S. And Israel

While you were celebrating Christmas, Israel was blasting the Obama Administration and cozying up to the incoming Trump Administration.

As Far As Europe Is Concerned, The Debate Over The Iran Nuclear Deal Is Over

Congress is set to debate the Iran nuclear deal next month, but as far as Europe is concerned the debate is already over.

Syrian Chemical Weapons Equipment Destroyed Says Syria

The Syrian regime has declared its ability to make chemical weapons destroyed.

If This Samantha Power Video Is The Next “Big Controversy”, Will It Be The Right Controversy?

Some thoughts on a decade old video in which Samantha Power speculates on actions to take against an unfolding genocide.

Should UN Ambassador Have Cabinet Rank?

David Bosco wonders, “Why is the United Nations Ambassador in the Cabinet?”

Susan Rice To Replace Tom Donilon As National Security Adviser

Denied her chance at being Secretary of State, Susan Rice will be moving to a position that is arguably just as important in shaping American foreign policy.

Syrian Rebels, Not Government, Used Chemical Weapons Says UN

The infamous “red line” may not have been crossed after all. At least not by the Assad regime.

President Obama Capitulates On Freedom Of Speech Before The United Nations

President Obama’s remarks before the United Nations were, at least in one particular part, disappointing.

Robert Mugabe Not UN Tourism Ambassador, A Position That Doesn’t Exist

An Internet meme that Robert Mugabe has been named UN Tourism Ambassador is untrue.

Rick Perry Calls for Syria No-Fly Zone

Rick Perry wants a no-fly zone in Syria to prevent ground forces from harming civilians.

Syria and the Responsibility to Protect

We’re running out of excuses.

Palestinians Present Statehood Application To United Nations

We may have entered a new and dangerous phase of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

At U.N., Obama Says There Are No Shortcuts To Peace

President Obama explained his position on the Palestinian statehood resolution today, but one wonders if anyone listened.

Palestinians To Go Forward With U.N. Statehood Resolution

Foolishly, the Palestinians are going forward with their effort to get Palestinian statehood recognized by the United Nations.

Syrian Crackdown Continues, International Options Limited

International options with respect to Syria are limited and likely to have little impact on the governments treatment of civilians.

Humberto Leal Garcia Execution and International Law

The US Supreme Court declined to stay the execution of a child raping murderer over a technical violation of a treaty.

The Obama Doctrine: Humanitarian Imperialism

The “Obama Doctrine,” such as it is, seems to boil down to moral self-certainty combined with a glaring ignorance of reality. That’s a dangerous combination.

Public Still Skeptical Of Libya Intervention

One week in to Operation Odyssey Down, public opinion is, to put it as nicely as possibly, ambivalent.

Libyan War Coalition One Of The Smallest In Decades

President Obama’s grand coalition against Libya is a lot less than meets the eye.

How Strong Are The Libyan Rebels? Not Very, Which Makes Ground Troops Almost Inevitable

The Libyan rebels probably aren’t strong enough to defeat Gaddafi on their own, and the no-fly zone isn’t going to be enough either. Which means this operation is going to be far more extensive than President Obama is willing to admit publicly.

Libya And The White House: What We Have Here Is A Failure To Communicate

The public, and Congress, are skeptical of the mission in Libya, and the reason for that is because the President has failed to tell us exactly why we’re there and what we’ll be doing.

The Plan In Libya? There Is No Plan

It has become quite apparent that neither the White House nor our coalition partners have any idea what the path to an endgame in Libya even looks like. That’s not good.