Topic: United Nations Security Council
South Korea arrested two North Korean agents who posed as defectors in a plot to assassinate North Korean defector Hwang Jang-yop. The former top official left the North 13 years ago.
04/21/2010 03:01 pm
US Defense Secretary Robert Gates played down the importance of a secret memo in which he wrote that the US doesn't have an 'effective long-range policy for dealing with' the Iran nuclear program. The Gates Iran memo is being politicized.
04/19/2010 09:58 am
While the BRICs are four emerging economic powerhouses (Brazil, Russia, India, China), post-financial crisis differences are creating problems, says some analysts. Will today's summit mend those rifts or widen them?
04/15/2010 01:50 pm
In many ways, the nuclear summit was a victory for President Obama. But it also suggested that his goal of putting nuclear weapons under lock and key won't be realized quickly or easily.
04/13/2010 10:02 pm
Serbia has asked Britain to extradite Ejup Ganic, a Bosnian leader who was briefly in charge of the country and its military forces. Serbia charges him of war crimes, claiming that he ordered Bosnian forces to kill wounded Serb-led troops in 1992. The Hague says otherwise.
04/12/2010 06:17 pm
Iran said it would not be bound by any decision made by the 47 nations at this week's nuclear security summit in Washington. Tehran is preparing to hold its own counter-proliferation summit next weekend.
04/12/2010 02:45 pm
04/07/2010 10:30 pm
Not long ago, relations between the US and Russia were quite frosty. New Presidents Obama and Medvedev are set to sign the START pact limiting nuclear weapons. Will the treaty lead to closer cooperation on Iran, Afghanistan, and arms control?
04/06/2010 01:39 pm
China signals it will consider a new UN resolution on Iran sanctions, in a bid to pressure Tehran to verify that it is not trying to develop nuclear weapons. Is China expecting something from the US in return for its cooperation?
04/01/2010 03:09 pm
An Israeli student explains why the US should act on moral outrage over Israel’s discriminatory policies before it’s too late.
04/01/2010 12:48 pm