Don Kraus is the Chief Executive Officer of Citizens for Global Solutions, a U.S. based membership organization dedicated to nations working together to solve global problems they cannot resolve on their own.


Challenging the Corporate Trade and Investment Agenda in Europe

At a time of multiple environmental and social crises and an unprecedented expansion in the power of transnational corporations (TNCs), it has never been more urgent to exert social controls over such powerful institutions.

A Valentine’s Day Gift That Keeps on Giving

The Senate must pass the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, an international agreement that affirms principles of human rights and equality for women everywhere.

Disability Treaty Opponents Succumb to UN Black Helicopter Conspiracy Theories

The Senate hasn’t approved any major multilateral treaties since 1997.

Our National Failure to Commit

The Senate hasn’t approved any major multilateral treaties since 1997.

Taking R2P to the Next Level

The United Nations needs support and tools to fulfill its Responsibility to Protect.

A New Start on Treaties

Here are seven lessons learned from passage of NEW Start that can be applied to other treaties in the Senate’s queue.

The Court of Last Resort

The United States has a chance to bring war criminals to justice — if it supports the International Criminal Court at the upcoming review conference in Kampala.

Time to Ratify the Law of the Sea

The United States is on the verge of ratifying a critical international treaty. But the window of opportunity may close soon.

Why We Need a UN Rapid Response

Talking Points for the Time-Crunched

Lebanon, Sudan: Who You Gonna Call?

How about kicking UN peacekeeping up a notch? A rapid response unit is needed now more than ever.

101 Steps Toward a More Secure World

The newly released United Nations report, “A More Secure World: Our Shared Responsibility” has the potential to reshape the United Nations and redefine collective security.

de Mello’s Delight

The Bush team has pursed its agenda despite a growing belief by elected officials, and much of the public, that the administration has gone off the deep end–and is taking us with it.

The Need for UN Police

The aftermath of the Iraq War has shown us that good soldiers are not always good cops.

A War Avoided?

The United Nations Security Council’s unanimous passage of an historic resolution gives UN weapons inspectors “unimpeded, unconditional, and unrestricted access” to anyone and anywhere in Iraq that their search for weapons of mass destruction (WMD) might

America’s Global Leadership Measured by International Law

The Bush administration would be wise to be gentle with the fabric that binds our world together.

    Our National Failure to Commit

    The Columbia (MO) Daily Tribune | December 16, 2012

    Our National Failure to Commit

    The Huffington Post | December 12, 2012