Interview with Edwidge Danticat

Interview with Edwidge Danticat

E. Ethelbert Miller talks with Edwidge Danticat about her new memoir, U.S. immigration law, and U.S.-Haitian relations.

Hope in Darfur

The latest UN resolution may well be a turning point in stopping genocide. But much hinges on political will.

Ban Ki Whom?

Ban Ki Moon’s first six months as UN Secretary General have registered on the low decibel end of the scale.

U.N. Ambassador’s Oily Past

The White House, however ideologically committed to unilateralism and the unbridled assertion of military power, still needs the UN.

Taiwan’s Independence

China wants Taiwan, Taiwan wants independence, and Ian Williams wants you to know why Taipei has a more compelling argument than Beijing.

United Nations v. United States

In the longstanding battle between U.S. domination and UN independence, it’s 2 ½ points for U.S. domination versus just 1½ for UN independence.

Bush at the UN: Annotated

At the UN, George W. Bush praised democracy and diplomacy in the Middle East. Stephen Zunes gives you the real story.

When Ceasefires Fail

Violent clashes have destroyed a four-year ceasefire in Sri Lanka. Here’s one place where the United States (and the UN) could make a difference before it’s too late.