Topic: Susan Rice
Western countries including the US say the United Nations needs to get tough on Syria for its crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. But Russia appeared to block those plans Monday.
09/12/2011 06:28 pm
A United Nations vote to approve Palestinian statehood later this month could work against the Palestinians' own interests, US ambassador to the UN Susan Rice said Monday.
09/12/2011 02:05 pm
Crackdowns on the scale of Syria's have prompted action by the International Criminal Court elsewhere. The ICC opened an investigation against Qaddafi just three weeks into Libya's uprising.
08/12/2011 05:09 pm
Evidence is piling up that genocide is taking place in the southern border region of Sudan, affecting tens of thousands of Nuba people. But the world is dillydallying, just as it did with Darfur, Rwanda, and Srebrenica.
08/04/2011 04:37 pm
The UN Security Council approved a statement Wednesday condemning human-rights violations in Syria. It contains no penalties, but it is significant as 'a clear and unequivocal condemnation,' the US ambassador to the UN said.
08/03/2011 08:25 pm
Joy and reverence rippled through the crowds during South Sudan's independence ceremony on Saturday.
07/10/2011 10:54 am
The thousands of Sudanese civilians who fled Abyei last month are wary about returning because they doubt the staying power of the most recent agreement to bring peace.
06/27/2011 12:59 pm
Opposition is building to a UN resolution condemning Syria, a reaction to the Libya vote and the result of assertiveness by emerging powers Brazil and India. To many, the UN appears absent.
06/14/2011 06:20 pm
Overcoming fear is half the battle in the Arab Spring. As Syria's violence worsens, the West gets over its fears.
06/09/2011 02:02 pm
The UN Human Rights Council barely backed a watered-down condemnation of Syria for its attacks on civilian protesters. The pushback suggests some nations worry that the West overstepped its bounds in pressing for strong action against Libya – and want to avoid a repeat.
04/29/2011 06:19 pm