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The UN Security Council Doesn’t Need Reforming

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World Politics Review
Paul Poast

While calls for reform are understandable, they are not going to happen—nor should they, Paul Poast argues.

US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken participates in a UN Security Council Meeting
Global Politics

2022 Task Force Report Webinar

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Vimeo
Coauthors

The Task Force on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health presents their 2022 Report.

A person harvests rhubarb from a garden.
Jonathan Kemper
Food and Agriculture

Iran Security Forces Clash with Protesters

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Reuters
Saeid Golkar

Saeid Golkar speaks with Reuters about the protests in Iran and calls upon the entire world to support Iranians "as you are supporting Ukraine."

Saeid Golkar speaks with Reuters.
Global Politics

Violent Protests in Iran Demonstrate Longer Fight

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WGN Chicago
Saeid Golkar

"Iranians have protested several times against the Islamic Republic, and every time they have been silenced, every time they have been repressed, brutally."

Saeid Golkar speaks with WGN.
Global Politics

Yoon's Foreign Misadventures Trigger Another Ratings Downturn

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NK News
Karl Friedhoff

Karl Friedhoff takes a look at Yoon Seok-yeol's trip abroad and why it is causing his approval ratings to fall yet again.

Korea President Yoon Suk Yeol addresses the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 20, 2022.
Reuters
Global Politics

Mahsa Amini's Death Sparks Protests Around the World

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NBC News Now
Saeid Golkar

What's the historical context for protests in Iran? Nonresident Senior Fellow Saeid Golkar explains on NBC News Now with Joshua Johnson.

Screenshot of Saeid Golkar and Joshua Johnson on NBC News Now
Global Politics

The US-UK 'Special Relationship' Isn't so Special Anymore

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World Politics Review
Paul Poast

"Britain's leadership change offers an opportunity to take stock of the US and UK's 'special relationship,' which now looks pretty normal," Paul Poast argues.

Britain's King Charles meets with Prime Minster Liz Truss
US Foreign Policy

Russia's Struggles in Ukraine Seed Conflict in Its Neighborhood

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Chicago Tribune
Elizabeth Shackelford

"If Russia’s struggles in Ukraine herald its broader decline, it’s unlikely an easy peace is ahead for many in Russia’s neighborhood," Elizabeth Shackelford writes.

"A man stands next to a building damaged by recent shelling during border clashes with Azerbaijan"
Reuters
Global Politics

Yoon's UN Speech Barely Makes a Ripple

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The Sejong Institute
Karl Friedhoff

Karl Friedhoff analyzes South Korean President Yoon's speech at the 77th United Nations General Assembly and how it may be remembered.

South Korea's President Yoon Suk Yeol speaks at the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. Headquarters in New York City on September 20, 2022
Reuters
Global Politics

Yoon Wants to Mend Relations with Japan

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CNBC Asia
Karl Friedhoff

Karl Friedhoff joins CNBC Asia to discuss South Korean President Yoon's low approval ratings.

Karl Friedhoff on CNBC Asia.
Global Politics