Tag Archive for: "United Nations Security Council"
Race for UNSC seats heats up (part 2)

As we saw in part one of this series, this year’s UN Security Council (UNSC) elections are earlier than usual (28 June), candidates have presented their platforms in historic public debates, and two of the …

Race for UNSC seats heats up (part 1)

Each year, five seats on the UN Security Council (UNSC) are up for grabs, and with them come an annual tradition of horse-trading, lobbying, and ‘swag bag’ gifting. This year is no different, though the …

Iran: different perspectives

Beyond acknowledging the existence of Iran’s nuclear weapons program, Rodger Shanahan’s views on Iran and my own differ greatly. At the core of our disagreement is how Iran might employ its nascent nuclear capability. I’m …