His Highness the Aga Khan, Senator Bob Corker, the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS), Ellie Goulding, and Mars, Inc. receive awards for global leadership

In recognition of the exemplary individuals, organizations, and corporations who have dedicated their time and resources to support the work of the United Nations and the Sustainable Development Goals, the United Nations Foundation and the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) honored five recipients with the 2017 Global Leadership Awards at the annual Global Leadership Dinner in New York City.

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What North Korea Means – and Doesn’t – for Nuclear Deterrence

Rather than underscoring the enduring logic of nuclear deterrence, the case of North Korea highlights its flimsiness. By John Borrie, Tim Caughley, and Wilfred Wan The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) — North Korea — is an ongoing awkward case for the international community. Despite different approaches and efforts over decades to denuclearize the Korean…

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Myanmar: Who are the Rohingya?

  Why are the more than one million Rohingya in Myanmar considered the ‘world’s most persecuted minority’?   Newly arrived Rohingya refugees sit inside a shelter at the Kutupalang refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh [Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters] Who are the Rohingya? The Rohingya are often described as “the world’s most persecuted minority”. They are an…

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What’s really behind America’s rush to war in Syria?

The horrific images and eyewitness testimony that have emanated from Idlib in the wake of the attack have come from pro-opposition sources. No Western journalist or news crew would dare set foot in Idlib, or indeed any other part of opposition-held territory in Syria, knowing that as soon as they did they would be abducted and slaughtered.

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