Posts Tagged ‘United Nations’

Virtual Briefings

Last Stand in Idlib?

Bottom Line Up Front The Syrian government and its Russian and Iranian allies are making moves to retake Idlib from the last remaining pocket of […] More


Iran Expert Quick Take

Leslie Ireland is the former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Intelligence and Analysis. She joined Treasury in 2010 after 25 years at CIA where […] More

Briefs & Analysis

War Crimes in Yemen

The war in Yemen has been for some time one of the worst current man-made humanitarian disasters.  Now, comes a report, from the United Nations Human […] More

Briefs & Analysis

Blue Helmets Under Fire – From Trump

The Trump Administration plans to cut the U.S. contribution to United Nations peacekeeping by $1 billion, from its current level of $2.2 billion, as part […] More

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U.S. Benefits from UN Peacekeeping

The effectiveness of UN peacekeeping is inherently difficult to measure. With the Trump Administration proposing cuts to foreign aid that would impact UN peacekeeping missions, […] More

Briefs & Analysis

A Tale of Three Libyas

To put it mildly, circumstances on the ground in Libya are complicated. Mired in a state of conflict since former head of state Muammar Gaddafi […] More