Why Do Suicide Bombers Attack the UN?

Last week, a UN compound in Afghanistan was attacked by suicide bombers.  This marks about the seventh time since 2003 that the United Nations has been the target of suicide terrorism. I speak to Robert Pape, a leading authority on suicide terrorism about why the UN is emerging as a target.

Why Hillary Clinton is at the UN Today

Hillary Clinton makes a special trip to the United Nations Security Council today for the tenth anniversary of a landmark Security Council resolution on incorporating women and gender perspectives to the UN's peace and security efforts.

Sudan in the Security Council Today

A live stream of an important Security Council meeting on Sudan begins at 10 am. The full Council will be briefed by the heads of the UN mission in Southern Sudan and the joint AU/UN Mission in Darfur. UPDATES