India on the Security Council? Not Likely

An announcement by President Obama that the United States would support India's ascension to a permanent seat on the Security Council is less about the future of the  Security Council and more about firming up India as a reliable American ally.

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