News broke late last week that the Obama administration is planning a Security Council resolution that would effectively ban the testing of nuclear weapons. The move is being billed as a legacy issue for President Obama, who leaves office with...
The president builds his legacy.
I am moderating a conference call about Iran diplomacy, with former US Ambassador to the UN Thomas Pickering and Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies Dean Dr. Vali Nasr. The call is being hosted by the United Nations Association of the United States at 6pm EST tonight. You are invited!
The Chernobyl nuclear disaster struck 25 years ago today. Here's a message from UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Maria Sharapova, who's parents were Chernobyl refugees.
It would seem that the next several hours are critical to determining whether or not a nuclear meltdown will occur at the earthquake struck Fukushima Daiichi plant.
The most serious nuclear crisis since the Chernobyl disaster: Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility is rocked by an explosion. Officials suggest a meltdown may already be occurring.
About five hours ago, North Korea fired 200 rounds of artillery at an inhabited South Korean island called Yeonpyeong. South Korea responded with a fighter jet deployment and 80 rounds of artillery. In other words, it looks a lot like the two Koreas are at war.