United Nations

Pope Francis: Ruining the Environment Will Ruin Humanity
September 25, 2015

Pope Francis made the case for "a right of the environment" in his address to the United Nations.

Highlights from Pope Francis's Address to the United Nations
September 25, 2015

The pontiff spoke about the Iran deal, climate change, and other controversial issues. Here's everything you need to know.

Live Blog: Pope Francis's Address to the United Nations
September 25, 2015

The New Republic's Elizabeth Bruenig and Jeet Heer are live-blogging the pontiff's speech to the U.N. General Assembly in Manhattan.

America Should Not Help Europe With the Migrant Crisis
September 03, 2015

Let's focus on the real problems instead.

Why Hasn't America Admitted More Syrian Refugees?
May 31, 2015

The U.S. has taken in less than 1,000 refugees since the war began, while Brazil has issued more than 6,000 visas.

The Secretary General in His Labyrinth
March 03, 2015

When Ban Ki-moon was a child, the United Nations saved his village from a war. Can he save the U.N. from irrelevance?

Report: Rebuilding Gaza "Could Take More Than 100 Years"
February 27, 2015

Oxfam blames the Israeli blockade and donors' broken promises.

Palestine Has Joined the International Criminal Court. Will Israel Face War-Crime Charges?
December 31, 2014

No doubt Israel would make the same charges against Palestine.